Origin: Russian, Latin, Albanian
Meaning: a Russian name meaning "faith", though it's also been associated with the Latin word verus meaning "truth".
Vera is also an Albanian feminine name meaning "summer" from verë.
Nicknames: Verusha and Verochka are Russian diminutives of the name.
- Vjera (Croatian, Serbian); Verica is the diminutive form of the name
- Veera (Finnish)
- Wera (Polish)
- Vira (Ukrainian)