- this week

Gender: Female Pronunciation: NEE-rah Meaning of Nera: "candle, light" Origin of Nera: Hebrew

The name Nera is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "candle, light". Nera and is often added to user-created lists like Exotic, Sultry Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Because of its meaning, this is a symbolic name given to girls born on Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights.

Find other names based on Nera using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Nera

Nera Hardy, daughter of professional wrestler Jeff Hardy
Nera White, American basketball player
Nera Stipičević, Croatian pop singer and actress
Nera Smajić, Bosnian-Swedish footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Nera

Nerit, Neriya, Nerah, Ner-Li, Neriah