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What does Vannesa mean?

Vannesa Pronunciation of Vannesa [van-nesa] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Vannesa means "butterfly". Vannesa is an alternate form of Vanessa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


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

18 more relations via Vanessa: Vaneeta, Vanesha, Vaneshia, Vanesia, Vanesse, Vanetta, Vania, Vaniece, Vanija, Vanita, Vanna, Vannetta, Vannie, Vanya, Varnessa, Venesha, Venna and Vinesha.

Creative forms:
(female) Vanneda, Vanneva, ..

(male) Vanis, Vanneis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vannesa Selah (V.S.), ..

How popular is Vannesa?

Vannesa is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3757 out of 4276, Top 88%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Vannesa (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Vanessa (#185 from current records), Vannie, Venessa, Vannessa, Vanita, Vania and Vanesa. Other forms, like Vanesse, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Vannesa was at its highest in the 1980s (adoption of 0.48%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.12%, 75%), with versions like Vanesa becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Vannesa is pronounced similarly to Venusa. Other recommended names are Annisa, Caresa, Carmesa, Danessa, Jaleesa, Janeesa, Janessa, Janissa, Jannessa, Jennessa, Lanessa, Mandisa, Mareesa, Mauresa (see Maureen), Ranessa, Taresa, Vahnda, Valeda, Valena, Valera, Valeska, Valeta, Vana, Vanda, Vanecia, Vanetia, Vanina, Vannda (see Vanda), Vannora, Vanora, Varena, Verneta (see Verna) and Vianna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Vannesa.

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in meaning and etymology.