Vanessa meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Vanessa No. of characters: 7 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: English Italian Portuguese German Dutch Latin
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce Vanessa va-ne-ssa What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Genus of Butterfly Star Coined from English name, meaning similar to a butterfly names. In Germany, since the end of the 20th century very popular. Namesake: Vanessa Redgrave, English actress.

Vanessa was ranked 922 in 2014 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.48% from its previous ranking of 891 in 2013. Vanessa was ranked 190 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 3.83% from its previous ranking of 183 in 2015.

Full form of Vanessa : Versatile Accepting Naive Earnest Self-Assured Spirited Artistic

Vanessa is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Vanessa was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a girl which is popular since 2016 and ranked 190 (0.042091% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 251990 people wear Vanessa as their first name. Comes from the Italian "vanessa" Name of a very colorful diurnal butterfly. Celebrate on February 4th Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Vanessa showcases in the charts. 0.069715% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Vanessa
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1952299696
19531622006
19541422644
19551402694
19561432617
19571592382
19581492737
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History of Vanessa

Saint Veronica is the patron of "Vanessa", this young woman who, at the fourth station of the Calvary, wiped the face of Christ and whose veil kept the image of the Savior, according to Christian tradition. -Vanessa Is a name invented by the English poet Jonathan Swift, in the eighteenth century. It was created from the first syllables of the names and surnames of his deceased friend, for which he wrote a poem. St. Veronica is the patroness of the "Vanessa", the young woman who, at the IVst station of Calvary, wiped the face of Christ and whose veil kept the image of the Savior, according to Christian tradition. -Vanessa is a name imagined by the English poet Jonathan Swift, in the eighteenth century. It was created from the first syllables of the names and names of his deceased friend, for whom he wrote a poem.

Expression number of Vanessa is 9. They are women of strong personalities who show great self-confidence and natural authority. Vanessa are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. Generous, devotees, their morals are demanding. Vanessa are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. The family holds an important place in their balance. Vanessa are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent. Calm, weighted, they take time to think before acting. Their discretion, sensuality and charm make more than one head spin.

Names that rhyme with Vanessa Famous people named Vanessa
Vanessa Monet in Cum Fart Cocktails 5 as Actress
Vanessa Jordin in Lez Be Friends as Actress
Vanessa Terkes in Sanguinarios del M1 as Actress
Vanessa Cooper in Alien Ecstasy as Actress
Vanessa Blond in Jane Bomb as Actress
Vanessa Moltzen in Body in the Yard as Actress
Vanessa Lapato in There Will Be Blood as Sound Department
Vanessa Wagner in Sisi und der Kaiserkuß as Actress
Vanessa Guy in Nemesis Game as Actress
Vanessa Martinez in Fun House as Actress
Names like Vanessa Vanessa Namesakes Related Names: Van Vana Vanaëlle Vanae Vananh Vanasia Vanassa Vanaya Vanburen Vance Vancil Vancy Vanda Vandalia Vandan Vandana Vandela Vandelia Vandell Vandella Comments :Reva Mickey Vanessa is a female first name. It is a recent name and literary origin, invented by writer Jonathan Swift for the protagonist of the poem and Vanessa Cadenus of 1726; Swift created by rearranging the initial syllables of the name and surname of his mistress Esther Vanhomrigh. Some sources relate instead to Vana name which means, precisely, "vain", "empty". The name was later used for a genus of butterflies, vanesse, but the use for people remained rare until the mid- twentieth century, when it became pretty popular. In Italy, first he arrived as exoticism, began to take hold thanks to the fame of the actress Vanessa Redgrave. Versions in other languages of the name ​are Czech : Vanesa, English : Vanessa, Dutch : Vanessa, Polish : Wanesa, Slovak : Vanesa, Spanish : Vanesa, German : Vanessa, Hungarian : Vanessza. Popularity of Vanessa
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