Vanessa

Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #152 in 2013 and #171 in 2014.

Famous People

Vanessa Hudgens (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Vanessa Marano (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Vanessa Marcil (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Vanessa Carlton (Singer), Vanessa Ray (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Vanessa Lachey (Movie Actress), Vanessa Ferlito (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Vanessa Bayer (TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Coined by Jonathan Swift for a lady friend named Esther ("Essy") Vanhomrigh.[1]

Meaning(s):

-( female name -comes from the coinages language-).

In French

Meaning(s):

-( female name) recently borrowed from English

In German

Meaning(s):

-( female name) recently borrowed from English

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( female name) recently borrowed from English

In Italian

Meaning(s):

-( female name) recently borrowed from English

In Translingual

Origin: New Latin from the Ancient Greek deity Φάνης ‎(Phánēs). Named by Fabricius.

Meaning(s):

-(taxon genus family Nymphalidae brush-footed butterflies including the red admirals)