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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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is a Canadian ice dancer. She competes with Paul Poirier. They are the 2009 & 2010 Canadian silver medalists and 2008 World Junior silver medalists.