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What does Vanessia mean?

Vanessia Pronunciation of Vanessia [vanes-sia] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Vanessia is "butterfly". Vanessia is a variant form of Vanessa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


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

14 more related forms via Vanessa: Jenessa, Vaneeta, Vanesha, Vaneshia, Vanesia, Vanesse, Vanetta, Vania, Varnessa, Venesha, Venesse, Venishia, Vinesha and Vonesse.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Vanessia Karlee (V.K.), ..

How popular is Vanessia?

Vanessia is a rare first name for women. Vanessia is a 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 last year), Vania, Vannessa and Venessa are the popular related forms of Vanessia (outside Top 2000). These forms of Vanessia were at the top of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5%) and are now much less common (usage 0.1%, 75.5%), with forms like Vanesa becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Agnessa, Alessia, Anessa, Arnessa, Cameshia, Caressa, Cassia, Dameshia, Danessa, Genesia, Genessa, Gianessa, Inessa, Jalessa, Janecia, Janeesa, Janess, Janessa, Janesse, Janessia (see Janice), Janissa, Jannessa, Jessia, Jinessa, Jonessa, Kaneesha, Kaneisha, Kanesha, Kantisia (see Candice), Karessa, Kassia, Katessa, Lajessica (see Jessica), Lakeshia, Lanesha, Lanessa, Lynessa, Maressa, Nessia, Ranessa, Salestia, Santsia, Shanessa, Taneesha, Tanesha, Tanishia, Tansia, Tessia, Valencia, Valentia, Valenzia, Valeria, Valeska, Vanecia, Vanetia, Vangie, Vanija, Vaseelia (see Vasilia), Vazeelia (see Vasilia), Venecia, Venetia, Venezia, Venicia, Venisha, Venizia, Venusa, Vinetia (see Venetia), Vinisha and Vonizia (see Venetia). These names tend to be more frequently used than Vanessia.

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