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Vanessa (Given name)

Vanessa is a name for girls. The origin of the name is Greece. On our website 9 people with the name Vanessa rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Sometimes people write the name wrong. Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Vanessa is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 161. Nicknames for Vanessa are Nessa, Vane and Vany.
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Meaning of Vanessa

The meaning of Vanessa is: "Butterfly.".


9 people with the name Vanessa voted on their name. Please vote on your name too.
Easy to write:3.5
Easy to remember:4
English pronunciation:4.5
Opinion foreigners:4

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Suitable names for a brother of Vanessa are: Ashton, Erick, Danny, Alex, Greg. Suitable names for a sister of Vanessa are: Emmarentia, Annabel, Stephanie, Joanna, Laura. View more suitable names.


Vanessa occurs in the following categories:
Girl names with highest ratingBaby girl names with 7 lettersNames beginning with VTop 100 popular names in Czech Republic

Popularity Vanessa per year


Vanessa (17 years old) 2012-12-17
I like my name the way it is i don't want to change it
Vanessa (64 years old) 2013-12-29
Don't know where in the world my mother heard this name as I was born in rural KY in 1955. That was before any famous Vanessa's came along. Also have noticed almost all named Vanessa are dark haired.

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