Vera Name Meaning

Spanish (especially southern Spain): habitational name from any of various places called Vera or La Vera, named with vera ‘river bank’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pera, Vega, Vara, Veras, Verna, Vea, Vert, Vela, Vena, Mera

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Vera Family Origin

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Vera Family Occupations

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  • Book Keeper (Bank)

    50%
  • Hatter & Publican

    50%

In 1881, the most common Vera occupation in the UK was Book Keeper (Bank). 50% of Vera's were Book Keeper (Bank)s. Book Keeper (Bank) and Hatter & Publican were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vera.

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Vera Historical Records

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Vera Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Vera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Vera in 1944 was 22, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vera

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