- Vera is a female's name.
An example of a woman named Vera is the fashion designer Vera Wang.
Origin of Vera; from Classical Latin vera, feminine of verus, true: see very
- (Cockney rhyming slang) skin (rolling paper for cigarettes; from Vera Lynn)
- A female given name.
- Popular in the Anglo-Saxon world in the 1910s and the 1920s, particularly in England.
Borrowed in the nineteenth century from the Russian virtue name Вера (Véra, “faith”). By folk etymology it has also been explained as Latin vera (“true”).