What does Venetia mean?
Venetia [vene-tia] as a girls' name is pronounced ve-NEE-shah. It is of Latin origin. Place name: Venice, the "city of canals" in Italy. The other great Italian tourist mecca, Florence, is more popular. Used since the 17th century.
Related girl name: Vanessa.
1 masculine form: Venezio.Creative forms:
(female) Vantia, Veneta, ..
(male) Venech, Venevis, .. Middle name pairings:
Venetia Sonia (V.S.), ..
How popular is Venetia?
Venetia is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Venetia is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Venetia entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #1731 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Florence (#1172 from recent data), Vanessa (#185), Venice and Venita are the popular related forms of Venetia. These relations of Venetia reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (average #1550) and are now significantly less common (#1471, 95% less usage), with forms like Florence becoming less in vogue.
Venetia is alike in pronunciation to Vanesha, Vaneshia, Venesha, Venisha, Venishia and Vinesha. Other recommended names are Benecia, Benetta, Genesia, Genevia, Jenetta, Jonetia, Leneta, Renetta, Vaneeta, Vanesia, Vanetta, Vanita, Vannetta (see Vanessa), Vedetta (see Vedette), Veenia, Veeta, Venesa, Venessa, Venia, Veretie, Verneta (see Verna), Vernetta, Vinetta, Vinette, Vinita, Vynetta and Vynette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Venetia.See names in meaning and etymology.