What does Venus mean?
Venus /ve-nus/ 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.
(female) Velnus, Vinus, ..
(male) Vene, Venusto, ..
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)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Venus for girls. Venus reached its highest position of #732 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Venus is alike in pronunciation to Venesse, Venice, Venise and Venize. Other suggested similar names are Agnus, Annus, Lexus▼, Vedis, Vena▼, Venesa, Venia, Venna and Vernis. These names tend to be less commonly used than Venus.