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Venessa

What does Venessa mean?

Venessa Pronunciation of Venessa [ve-nes-sa] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Venessa means "butterfly". Venessa is an alternate spelling of Vanessa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.

Variations

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

18 more related forms via Vanessa: Jenessa, Nessa, Vaneeta, Vanesha, Vaneshia, Vanesia, Vanesse, Vanetta, Varnessa, Venesha, Venesse, Venetta, Venisha, Venishia, Venna, Vinesha, Vinisha and Vonesse.

Creative forms:
(female) Venesma, Venesta, ..

(male) Veneser, Veneste, ..

Middle name pairings:
Venessa Journi (V.J.), ..

How popular is Venessa?

Venessa is a very prominent first name for women (#1375 out of 4276, Top 32%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Venessa entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #843 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Venessa are Jenessa, Vanesa, Vanessa (#185 the previous year) and Vannessa. Usage of these relations of Venessa was well-received among parents during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.48%) and has become much less since (usage 0.12%, 75.5% less), with versions like Vanessa becoming less in vogue.

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

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

Similar Names

Venessa is alike in pronunciation to Venizia and Venusa. Other suggested similar names are Agnessa, Anessa, Arnessa, Bernessa, Danessa, Denesha, Denissa, Genesia, Genessa, Inessa, Janessa, Jennessa, Jeressa, Jinessa, Jonessa, Lanessa, Lynessa, Melessa, Ranessa, Tenesha, Teressa, Vanecia, Venecia, Venetia, Venezia, Venicia, Venise and Venus. These names tend to be less commonly used than Venessa.

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