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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, V 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.


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Suitable names

Suitable names for a brother of Vanessa are: Greg, Joshua, Ashton, Erick, Danny. Suitable names for a sister of Vanessa are: Emmarentia, Erica, Kimberly, Freyja, Laura. View more suitable names.


Vanessa occurs in the following categories:
Baby girl names with 7 letters250 namesGirl names beginning with V73 namesGirl names ending in A250 namesBaby girl names with three syllables100 namesGirl names that get weird comments abroad100 namesPopular Ukranian girl names250 names

Popularity Vanessa per year


Vanessa 18 years old   17-12-2012
I like my name the way it is i don't want to change it
Vanessa 65 years old   29-12-2013
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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