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Gender: Female Meaning of Veruca: "wart" Origin of Veruca: Latin

The name Veruca is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "wart". Veruca and is often added to lists like Disney Channel Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Veruca is a name Roald Dahl made up for the horrid little girl Veruca Salt in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A modern rock band adopted the name, though few parents familiar with the original namesake and meaning would choose to pass it on to an innocent child. Verruca is another spelling, but don't use that one either.

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Pop Culture References for the name Veruca

Veruca Salt, character in book/film "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
Veruca Salt, rock band
Veruca, character in movie "Just Go With It"
Veruca, werewolf and short term love interest for Oz in 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer'