Vera

A Russian name, this one means “true” or “faith.” With this name, maybe you can have faith that your daughter is telling you the truth about who she’s going out with once she hits those teen years.

Nicknames:

Verie.

Famous people named Vera:

Fashion designer Vera Wang; early 20th-century singer Dame Vera Lynn; actress Vera Farmiga; American astronomer Vera Rubin; Czechoslovakian Olympic gymnast Vera Čáslavská; the birth names of actresses Mindy Kaling and Jayne Mansfield.

Fun fact:

It is sometimes associated with the Latin word verus "true.”

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