Meaning and name origin
Vannie \v(an)-nie\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Vannie is "butterfly". Vannie is a variant of Vanessa (Greek): the name of a genus of butterflies that includes the Red Admiral and the Painted Lady.
Vannie is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Vannie for girls. Vannie reached its highest rank of #947 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Vannie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Vanessa (#171) and Vannie. (2014 statistics).
Vannie is also pronounced similarly to Vinni, Vinnie▼, Vonni and Vonnie. Other suggested similar baby names are Fannie▼, Hannie, Jannie▼, Lannie, Nannie▼, Sannie, Vangie and Zannie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Vannie.