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Vanessa Name Meaning

Vanessa meaning

Name :

Vanessa

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Gender :
Feminine
Meaning of Vanessa :

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Pronounciation
of Name Vanessa :
/və-NES-ə/
Etymology
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History
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Popular In :
Mexico, Austria, and Czech Republic
Information about the
Name of Vanessa :
Widely seen as a perfect name for a baby girl, Vanessa is definitely admired especially in the 1940s to 1980s. Also, even if it reached a decline rate in this year, it is still considered as a well-loved name for all time.
Famous People with
Name Vanessa :
Vanessa Anne Hudgens- She is a renowned American singer and actress who is popularly known as Gabriella Montez in the series High School Musical. Vanessa Kerry - She is an American health care administrator and physician. Vanessa Williams - She is an all in one American singer, actress, and designer in the fashion industry.
Variant Names of Vanessa:

Jenessa, Nessa, Nessie, Nessy, Van, Vanassa, Vaneeta, Vanesa, Vanesha, Vaneshia, Vanesia, , Jenessa, Nessa, Nessie, Nessy, Van, Vanassa, Vaneeta, Vanesa, Vanesha, Vaneshia, Vanesia, , Venesa, Venesha, Venessa

Fán n? sh? (Chinese), Fanisa (Arabic), W? nes? s?? (Thai)

Rhyming Names of Vanessa: 
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Popularity Rank :

Vanessa name was top ranked at 939 position in American during year 1950and most recently ranked at 185 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Vanessa has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 289 position. 249322 numbers of people were named Vanessa so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Vanessa

Vanessa Numerology :
Personality No. 11. People with name Vanessa tend to be charismatic, cooperative, intuitive, and have a pleasing personality with a gentle manner. Person with Vanessa having 11 as Personality number work hard to gain confidence and overcome in-born shyness. As a child, and into your early twenties, nervous energy may have caused you to bite your nails or express your nervousness in other ways. You are extremely sensitive and intuitive. More Numerology

More About Name : Vanessa

  • 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.

Name Analysis of Vanessa

Character Analysis of Vanessa : Persons with the name Vanessa, are the manager, organizer, the hard worker, and are detail oriented. They have the exceptional ability to be organized and practical in whatever they undertake. They have a natural willingness to work through to completion any project they start, with great patience and an eye for detail. They are self-starters who are not afraid of hard work, with the ability to follow their own interests and visions through to completion. They are loyal and determined, are true survivors and security-seekers.

Love Life of Vanessa : usually Persons are attracted to or otherwise are found to have relationships with Persons with an age very different from theirs.

Name Letter Analysis of Vanessa

V : Persons are a seer and have great intuition

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

S : Persons are a real charmer

S : Persons are a real charmer

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Vanessa

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Vanessa is Vrushabh and Moon sign associated with the name Vanessa is Taurus.

The name Vanessa has Earth element. Venus is the Ruling Planet for the name Vanessa . The name Vanessa having moon sign as Taurus is represented by The Bull and considered as Fixed .

Normally, people with the name Vanessa are very patient. Such people are social and always treat others with respect.

Other name options, having Taurus moon sign are name starting with : O, Va, Vi, Vu, Ve,Vo, We ,Wo,Ve,Ae, U, Ea, E, Ai, Bi, Bo, Br, Bu,Vr,Vy,Wa, Wu.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Vanessa

The name Vanessa is suitable for baby born in Rohini nakshatra

Rohini Nakshatra: "The red one", a name of Aldebaran. Also known as brāhmī

Lord: Chandra (Moon)
Symbol: Cart or chariot, temple, banyan tree
Deity : Brahma or Prajapati, the Creator
Indian zodiac: 10° - 23°20' Vrishabha
Western zodiac 6° - 19°20' Gemini
Other name options, having Rohini nakashatra are name starting with : O,  Va, Ba, Vi, Bi, Vu, Bu.

Famous Name Vanessa

  • Vanessa Boslak

    is a French pole vaulter. Her personal best is 4.70 metres, achieved in Malaga in June 2006 and during the final of the 2007 World Championships in Osaka, Japan (August 28, 2007).

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