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 Atler
is a retired American elite gymnast. At the 1999 American Cup, Atler became the first first female American gymnast to successfully perform a Rudi vault. A member of the U.S. national gymnastics team from the age of 12, Atler was one of the United States' most successful gymnasts as a junior in the late 1990s.
 
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