Lera is a derivative of the name Legarre.
Lera is also a familiar form (English and Russian) of the English, German, and Italian Valeria.
Lera is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1905, 0.011% of baby girls were given the name Lera. It was #607 in rank then. The baby name has steeply declined in popularity since then, and is currently of only irregular use. In 2016, within the family of girl names directly linked to Lera, Valeria was the most frequently used.
† approx pronunciation for Lera: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"