Meaning:faith or truth
At the beginning of the 20th century, Vera was a hot, celebrated name—until it fell from grace in the latter half of the century. Perhaps Vera was considered too old-fashioned or lacking sparkle. Over the years it has slowly picked up steam, and by 2009 was back on the baby-name charts. Was it the influence of wedding gown designer Vera Wang or actress Vera Farmiga? It’s hard to say. What’s easy to say, though, is that if you’re in love with vintage baby names that feel more obscure, Vera makes a great fit.

Famous Veras

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  • Vera Miles

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Source: Social Security Administration

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