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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Veira

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Veira is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Brave, Courages, and Wisdom".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Veira

Vander Veira is a soccer player for the APOEL FC, Madureira Esporte Clube, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, America Football Club (RJ), Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube, Esporte Clube Democrata, Ipatinga Esporte Clube, PFC Botev Plovdiv, and AEK Larnaca F.C. Vander was born on October 3rd, 1988 in Rio de Janeiro. Vander is also known as Vander.


Héctor Veira is a soccer player for the San Lorenzo de Almagro, Club Atlético Huracán, Club de Fútbol Laguna, Club Atlético Banfield, Sevilla FC, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Club Universidad de Chile, C.S.D. Comunicaciones, Oriente Petrolero, and Argentina national football team. Héctor was born on May 29th, 1946 in Buenos Aires.


She holds the title Miss Earth U.S. Virgin Islands 2014 and Miss Universe U.S. Virgin Islands 2011 1st Runner-up. Esonica was born on June 8th, 1989 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.


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Popularity of Veira as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Veira U.S.
  White 18.60% 64.26%
  African American 44.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 31.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Veira

People with the last name Veira are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Veira

  • How Popular is the name Veira? Veira is the 77,891st most popular name of all time. As a last name Veira was the 58,876th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Veira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7 babies born with the first name Veira in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Veira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Veira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Veira is Thursday, July 4th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Veira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Veira was in 2016 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Veira: Your name in reverse order is Ariev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eaivr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Veira? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 344 people with the last name Veira.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Veira? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Veira as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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