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What does Vanassa mean?

Vanassa Pronunciation of Vanassa [vanas-sa] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and Vanassa means "butterfly". Vanassa is a variant form of Vanessa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Vanassa has 19 variants: Vanesa, Vanessia, Vaneza, Vaniessa, Vanisa, Vanissa, Vannesa, Vannessa, Vanneza, Venesa, Venessa, Venessea, Veniesa, Vennesa, Vennessa, Vennisa, Vinessa, Vonessa and Vonnessa.

19 more alternative forms via Vanessa: Jenessa, Vaneeta, Vanesha, Vaneshia, Vanesia, Vanesse, Vanetta, Vania, Vanija, Vanita, Vanna, Vanya, Varnessa, Venesha, Venesse, Venisha, Vinesha, Vinisha and Vonesse.

Creative forms:
(female) Vanasa, Vensa, ..

(male) Vanaste, Vanasya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vanassa Zoie (V.Z.), ..

How popular is Vanassa?

Vanassa is an uncommon first name for females. Vanassa is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jenessa, Vanesa, Vanessa (#185 in 2015), Vania, Vanita, Vannessa and Venessa are the popular varying forms of Vanassa (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Vanesha, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Vanassa was well-received in the 1980s (adoption of 0.48%) and is now significantly reduced (adoption 0.12%, 75.5% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenessa, Vanesa, Vanessa, Vania, Vanita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vannessa, Venessa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vanessa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Vanassa is pronounced similarly to Venusa. Other recommended names are Agnessa, Anessa, Anissa, Annissa, Anyssa, Arnessa, Calissa, Calyssa, Caressa, Carissa, Dalmassa, Danessa, Darissa, Denissa, Genessa, Gianessa, Hadasa, Hadassa, Inessa, Jalessa, Jalissa, Janeesa, Janessa, Janissa, Jannessa, Jinessa, Jonessa, Kalissa, Kalyssa, Karessa, Karissa, Karyssa, Katessa, Lanessa, Larissa, Laryssa, Lynessa, Malissa, Mandisa, Maressa, Marissa, Maryssa, Narissa, Naryssa, Natasa, Parissa, Raissa, Ranessa, Sarissa, Shanessa, Talassa, Talyssa, Tassa (see Tasha), Thalassa, Valaria, Valeska, Vana, Vanda, Vanecia, Vanetia, Vanina, Vannda (see Vanda), Vannora, Vanora and Verasha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vanassa.

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in meaning and etymology.