Vanessa name meaning
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Vanessa Name Meaning

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Vanessa

   

Meaning of Vanessa

Butterfly

Vanessa Name Origin

Hebrew
Vanessa name origin
In Old Norse 'Van' (Vanir) Icelandic 'blessa' ("bless"), 'blessing of the Vanir'.
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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"; 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 also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, British, Chinese, Danish
Famous Name Vanessa
Vanessa Redgrave
is an English Academy Award, two-time Cannes Best Actress, Coppa Volpi, Screen Actors Guild Award, two-time Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress and member of the Redgrave family, one of the enduring theatrical dynasties. She is also a social activist for human rights. She was made a Commander of the British Empire in 1967 and has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 1995.
 
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Meaning of Vanessa in Hebrew origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.