Lera

A diminutive of Valeria, which comes from a Latin name meaning "strength." And trust, she'll have the strength of a grown-ass woman when she's trying to resist your efforts to brush her hair.

Nicknames:

There's not much shortening Lera.

Famous people named Lera:

Singer/songwriter Lera Lynn; cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky.

Fun fact:

"Lera" also means "clay" in Swedish.

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