Greek meaning: This name means: Butterfly. Also, from Phanessa, the mystic goddess of an ancient Greek brotherhood.
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Vanessa to be: A slim and attractive woman
Latin meaning: The name Vanessa comes from the Latin origin. In Latin the meaning of the name Vanessa is: Of Venus.
In one word, you might describe Vanessa as a(n) "attractive" person.
From Latin vanus, "idle, empty", Latin vacare, "to be empty"; vastus, "empty, waste"vanish; to disappear Etymology: "devoid of real value, idle, unprofitable", from Old French vein, "worthless";
The name is shared by actress Vanessa Redgrave, singer Vanessa Carlton and actress and singer Vanessa Williams
In Old Norse 'Van' (Vanir) Icelandic 'blessa' ("bless"), 'blessing of the Vanir'.
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Baby girl name meaning Butterfly in Hebrew. Vanessa also named in American, Australian, British, Chinese, Danish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Vanessa. What does the name Vanessa mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Vanessa. History of name and famous personality with Vanessa will help to update our database and other website users.
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