Veronica

Veronica - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Veronica, meaning she who brings victory; true image, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #209. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Veronica and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Veronica? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Veronica. The baby girl name Veronica was given to 972 baby girls in 2012, ranking #317 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,454 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Veronica peaked in popularity 43 years ago in 1976 on position 68.



Famous with this name

Veronica Ferres
Veronica Cartwright
Veronica Ngo


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Veronica is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Veronica is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #178 - and is the least popular in Oklahoma at position #661.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Veronica is where you live.


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Veronica origin and meaning

Veronica is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means she who brings victory; true image. To see famous people named Veronica, pop culture references for the name Veronica and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Veronica

We've found the following names that sound similar to Veronica, sorted by popularity.

Vernice / Veronika / Verenice / Veronique / Vernessa / Verenise / Veroncia / Verenis / Vernease / Vernestine /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012317
2011285
2010296
2009285
2008261
2007243
2006211
2005207
2004195
2003177
2002172
2001154
2000144
1999115
1998126
1997125
1996115
1995120
1994110
1993104
199295
1991100
199095
198985
198883
198780
198677
198572
198471
198368
198271
198168
198070
197976
197873
197775
197668
197572
197472
197372
197282
1971110
1970111
1969108
1968112
1967109
1966114
1965125
1964133
1963139
1962144
1961154
1960168
1959168
1958173
1957185
1956191
1955194
1954191
1953192
1952188
1951196
1950193
1949192
1948186
1947194
1946198
1945195
1944188
1943182
1942177
1941214
1940264
1939279
1938281
1937272
1936302
1935286
1934290
1933285
1932268
1931252
1930247
1929259
1928238
1927234
1926226
1925227
1924209
1923208
1922200
1921197
1920192
1919187
1918183
1917183
1916186
1915184
1914178
1913184
1912176
1911205
1910209

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey178
Florida198
Colorado199
North Dakota199
Illinois209
Wisconsin210
Connecticut217
Massachusetts240
New York241
Maryland256
Nebraska264
Pennsylvania272
Virginia280
Kansas294
Washington298
Iowa302
Missouri307
California309
Indiana314
Ohio342
Minnesota347
Michigan350
Arizona358
Kentucky358
New Mexico433
North Carolina459
Nevada462
Utah474
Texas493
South Carolina505
Tennessee517
Mississippi552
Louisiana581
Georgia584
Oregon593
Oklahoma661

Even more about Veronica


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Veronica a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Veronica?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1976
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Veronica
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,454
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +972

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