Name: Veronica

Origin and Meaning of the Name Veronica

  • Meaning:
    Victory bringer
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    (veh RON ih kah)
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    English, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish speaking countries
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    Veronica is a genus of plants, the common name being speedwell.

    Though not mentioned in any of the four Gospels, St Veronica was supposed to have given a handkerchief to Jesus as he carried the cross. The face of Jesus later appeared on the handkerchief - this is known as the Veil of Veronica.

    Veronica is also the name of TV series 'Veronica Mars' and a Dutch television channel.

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