Vere name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vere

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Vere is of Latin origin and means "Truth".
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Notable Persons Named Vere

Notable Persons Named Vere

V. Gordon Childe

V. Gordon Childe was an archaeology, philology, archaeologist, and philologist. V. was given the name Vere Gordon Childe on April 14th, 1892 in Sydney. He breathed his last breath on October 19th, 1957.

Vere Essex Cromwell

Vere was born on October 2nd, 1625 in Throwleigh. He passed away on November 26th, 1687.

Sir Vere Bird

Sir Vere Bird was a Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda. He was most prominent from 1981 to 1994. Vere was born on December 9th, 1910 in St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda. He breathed his last breath on June 28th, 1999.

Vere Fane, 14th Earl of Westmorland

Vere was born on March 25th, 1893. He died on May 12th, 1948.

Vere Fane, 4th Earl of Westmorland

Vere was born on February 13th, 1645. He left this life on December 29th, 1693.

Vere Lorrimer

Vere was born on June 8th, 1920. He breathed his last breath on October 1st, 1998.

  • Vere Fane, 5th Earl of Westmorland
  • Vere Poulett-Harris

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vere

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vere

John de Vere

John de Vere was a noble. He holds the title Earl of Oxford. John was born as the child of John de Vere and 12th Earl of Oxford on September 8th, 1442. He died on March 10th, 1513.

12th Earl of Oxford John de Vere

12th was born as the child of Richard de Vere and 11th Earl of Oxford on April 23rd, 1408. He left this life on February 26th, 1462.

15th Earl of Oxford John de Vere

He died on March 21st, 1540.

9th Earl of Oxford Robert de Vere

9th Earl of Oxford Robert de Vere was a noble. 9th was born as the child of Thomas de Vere, 8th Earl of Oxford, Maud de Ufford, and Countess of Oxford on January 16th, 1362. He breathed his last breath on November 22nd, 1392.

Aubrey de Vere

Aubrey de Vere was a noble. He holds the title 20 and 20thEarl of Oxford. Aubrey was born as the child of Robert de Vere and 19th Earl of Oxford on February 28th, 1627. He breathed his last breath on March 12th, 1703.

Aubrey I de Vere

He passed away in 1112.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vere U.S.
  White 57.94% 64.26%
  African American 6.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 23.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vere

People with the last name Vere are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Vere

  • How Popular is the name Vere? Vere is the 27,003rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Vere was the 133,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vere have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 210 babies born with the first name Vere in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vere to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vere? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vere first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vere is Wednesday, May 30th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Vere born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vere was in 1922 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vere: The name spelled backwards is Erev. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Vree. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vere? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 126 people with the last name Vere.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vere? Vere is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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