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Vanessa Name Meaning

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Meaning of Vanessa

Butterfly

Vanessa Name Origin

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Vanessa name origin
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.
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Vanessa's origin is Latin, and its use, English and German. The name was first invented by the Irish poet Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) as a nickname for his lover Esther Vanhomrigh, derived from 'Van' from the Dutch surname Vanhomrigh and the feminine suffix '-essa', probably inspired by the first name Esther. Vanessa was later used as the name of a genus of butterfly. 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"; Very good. 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'. Vanessa: goddess of the night. Esther in the bible was also known as Hadassah similar sounds to Vanessa. The name Vanessa could have also been derived from Hadassah. The name is a beautiful name meaning butterfly and star.so we fly and shine. An invention of satirist Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745), Vanessa is a partial anagram of the name of his intimate friend Esther Vanhomrigh. Swift used the name in his Cadenus and Vanessa, which led to its use as a female given name. Vanessa (Hebrew) - Butterfly Blend of the names Maria (Latin) "star of the sea" and Magdalene(Greek) "from Magdala", to honor the Christian Biblical figure Mary Magdalene. Marlene Dietrich made the name familiar in the 1920s. The name was first come from the Irish poet Jonathan Swift as a nickname for his lover Esther Vanhomrigh.
Vanessa also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, British, Chinese, Danish
Famous Name Vanessa
Vanessa Torres
is a professional skateboarder.Vanessa is one of the top skateboarding women in the world. She is featured in several women's skateboarding videos such as AKA: Girl Skater and Getting Nowhere Faster. She also appears in the video game Tony Hawk's Proving
 
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Meaning of Vanessa in Hebrew origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.