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What does Venus mean?

Venus Pronunciation of Venus as a girls' name is pronounced VEE-nus. It is of Latin origin. Roman mythology: the goddess of love and beauty, equivalent to the Greek Aphrodite. Used in Britain from the 16th to 19th century. Tennis celebrity Venus Williams.


ASSOCIATED WITH roman, mythology, goddess, beauty, greek, britain (england), 16th century, 19th century


VARIANTS Venusa, Venusette, Venusina, Venusita

SEE ALSO Aphrodite, Cytherea

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How popular is Venus?

Venus is a very prominent first name for women (#1232 out of 4276, Top 29%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#31426 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Venus reached its highest position of #732 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Venus is alike in pronunciation to Venesse, Venice, Venise and Venize. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Agnus, Annus, Lexus, Vedis, Vena, Venesa, Venia, Venna and Vernis. These names tend to be less commonly used than Venus.