Veronica is a Latin name that means “she who brings victory”. Veronica has fallen in popularity since it left the top 100 in 1989 and it now ranks lower than similar names like Vera and Nicole. Veronica is still a classically beautiful name.
Meaning of the name Veronica:
Latin: she who brings victory; true image
Origin of the name Veronica:
Veronica is a Latin name derived from the Ancient Greek name Berenice. Veronica means “she who brings victory” or “true image”.
Symbolism of the name Veronica:
Among the Romans, victory was symbolized by the bay laurel. Victors in battle and in sporting events were given wreathes of bay laurel as a symbol of their success.
Style of the name Veronica:
Gender of the name Veronica:
Veronica is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Veronica:
və-RAHN-i-kə (American English), və-RAWN-i-kə (British English)
Number of syllables in the name Veronica:
Emotion evoked from the name Veronica:
Veronica evokes feelings of determination and inner strength.
Alternative spellings for the name Veronica:
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Popularity of the name Veronica:
According to the Social Security Administration, Veronica is a baby girl’s name that was in the top 100 names between 1972 and 1989. It has fallen to #380 as of 2020.
Related names for the name Veronica:
Great middle names for the name Veronica and their meanings:
- Sylvie (from the forest)
- Faye (fairy)
- Cecily (blind)
- Ingrid (fair; Ing is beautiful)
- Florence (flourishing, prosperous)
- Winifred (blessed peacemaking)
- Astrid (divinely beautiful)
- Ophelia (help)
- Juniper (young, the tree)
- Amethyst (purple, the stone)
- Ember (amber, burning hot coals)
- Clover (the flower, key)
Famous people with the name Veronica:
- Veronica Chambers (American writer)
- Veronica Campbell Brown (Jamaican Olympic sprinter)
- Veronica Cartwright (British-American actress)
- Verónica Ruiz de Velasco (Mexican painter)
- Veronica Guerin (Irish journalist)
Veronicas in popular culture:
- Veronica Mars (television, “Veronica Mars”)
- Veronica Cecilia Lodge (Archie comics and Riverdale)
- Veronica Rawlings (film “Widows”)
- Veronica Ashford (video game, “Resident Evil Code: Veronica”)
- Veronica Santangelo (video game, “Fallout: New Vegas”)