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What does Vennessa mean?

Vennessa Pronunciation of Vennessa [ven-nes-sa] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and Vennessa means "butterfly". Vennessa is a version of Vanessa (Greek).

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

13 more related forms via Vanessa: Jenessa, Vanesha, Vanesia, Vanesse, Vannetta, Varnessa, Venesha, Venesse, Venetta, Venisha, Venna, Vinesha and Vonesse.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Vennessa Ella (V.E.), ..

How popular is Vennessa?

Vennessa is an unusual given name for women. Vennessa is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jenessa, Vanesa, Vanessa (#185 from current records), Vannessa and Venessa are the prominent varying forms of Vennessa (not ranked). Other variants, like Vanassa, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Vennessa was at its peak 4 decades ago (usage of 0.48%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.12%, 75.5%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Vennessa is pronounced similarly to Venusa. Other recommended names are Agnessa, Anessa, Annissa, Arnessa, Bernessa, Danessa, Denesha, Denissa, Geneesta, Genesia, Genessa, Gennesis, Gennesiss, Gianessa, Gwenness (see Gwyneth), Inessa, Inness, Janessa, Jannessa, Jennessa, Jennetta, Jenneva, Jeressa, Jinessa, Jonessa, Kennesha, Lanessa, Lynessa, Melessa, Nenneca, Ranessa, Senneca, Shanessa, Teneesha, Tenesha, Teressa, Vanecia, Vaneshia, Venecia, Venetia, Venezia, Venicia, Venise, Venishia, Venizia, Vennice, Venus, Verneta (see Verna), Vernetta, Vernisha and Vinisha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vennessa.

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