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(Russian) name, meaning ‘faith’. It coincides in form with the feminine form of the Latin adjective verus ‘true’. It was introduced to Britain at the beginning of the 20th century and was popular in the early decades, notably borne by the singer Vera Lynn, ‘The Forces Sweetheart’ (b. 1917 as Vera Welch), but has since gone out of fashion.
584th in the U.S.

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Quick facts

Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
104,627
to be exact
109,919
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
Mississippi
has the most people named Vera per capita
1911
marked the height of its popularity
100%
0%
76%
55+
20%
30-54
1%
13-29
3%
0-12

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