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What does Vannie mean?

Vannie Pronunciation of Vannie [van-nie] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Vannie is "butterfly". Vannie is a version of Vanessa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Vannie has 4 variants: Vania, Vanna, Vanya and Venna.

12 more related forms via Vanessa: Van, Vanesa, Vanesia, Vanesse, Vaneza, Vaniece, Vanija, Vanisa, Vanita, Vannesa, Vanneza and Vennisa.

Creative forms:
(female) Vanie, Vanne, ..

(male) Vanney, Vanri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vannie Kenzley (V.K.), ..

How popular is Vannie?

Vannie is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Vannie is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Vannie reached its highest rank of #911 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Vanessa (#185 last year), Vanita, Vania, Van and Vanesa are the prominent alternative forms of Vannie. Other forms, like Vanisa, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Vannie was common among parents in the 1980s (average #1554) and is now much diminished (#1697, 75% less usage), with versions like Vanesa becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Vannie is pronounced similarly to Vana, Veenia, Venia, Vianna, Viennia, Vinia, Vinni, Vinnie, Vinny, Vonni and Vonnie. Other recommended names are Annie, Binnie, Bonnie, Bunnie, Candie, Connie, Cynnie, Dabnie, Dafnie, Danie, Dannee, Danni, Dannia, Dennie, Dinnie, Donnie, Evannie, Fancie, Fannia, Fannie, Gennie, Ginnie, Hanne, Hannia, Hennie, Janie, Jannae, Jannice, Jannie, Jannis, Jaynie, Jeannie, Jennie, Jinnie, Kandie, Lanie, Lannie, Linnie, Lonnie, Luannie, Mandie, Minnie, Nancie, Nanni, Nonnie, Pansie, Randie, Rawnie, Rennie, Ronnie, Sinnie, Sonnie, Sunnie, Swannie, Tandie, Tawnie, Vallie, Vangie, Vennice, Wandie, Winnie, Wynnie, Yannic and Zandie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vannie.

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