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Meaning and name origin

Venus \v(e)-nus\ as a girl's 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.

Venus has 4 variant forms: Venusa, Venusette, Venusina and Venusita.

For more information, see also related girl names Aphrodite and Cytherea.


Venus is a very popular first name for females (#1232 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#48818 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Venus for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Venus name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Venus is also pronounced similarly to Venise. Another suggested similar baby name is Venesa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Venus.


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