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Vanesa

What does Vanesa mean?

Vanesa Pronunciation of Vanesa [vane-sa] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the name Vanesa means "butterfly". Vanesa is an alternate form of Vanessa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.

Variations

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

25 more related forms via Vanessa: Jenessa, Van, Vaneeta, Vanesha, Vaneshia, Vanesia, Vanesse, Vanetta, Vania, Vaniece, Vanija, Vanita, Vanna, Vannetta, Vannie, Vanya, Varnessa, Venesha, Venesse, Venetta, Venisha, Venna, Vinesha, Vinisha and Vonesse.

Creative forms:
(female) Vanela, Vaneva, ..

(male) Vaneus, Vaneva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vanesa Micaela (V.M.), ..

How popular is Vanesa?

Vanesa is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2378 out of 4276, Top 56%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Vanesa entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #842 in the U.S. in 1997, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vanesa name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jenessa, Van, Vanessa (#185 in 2015), Vania, Vanita, Vannessa, Vannie and Venessa are the popular related forms of Vanesa listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Vanesa were at the top of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.1%, down 76%).

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

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

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

Similar Names

Vanesa is alike in pronunciation to Venusa. Other suggested similar names are Caresa, Danea, Danessa, Janea, Janeesa, Janela, Janess, Janessa, Janeta, Janeva, Kanesha, Lanesha, Lanessa, Ranessa, Tanea, Taneea, Tanesha, Taresa, Valeda, Valena, Valera, Valeska, Valeta, Vana, Vanda, Vanecia, Vanetia, Vangie, Vangy, Vanina, Vannda (see Vanda), Vanora, Varena, Venecia, Venezia, Venise, Venus, Vianca, Vinica, Waneta and Zaneta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Vanesa.

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