Meaning of Vanessa

Vanessa is a Greek name for girls.
The meaning is `butterfly`
The name Vanessa is most commonly given to Italian girls. (3 times more often than to American girls.)

It is short for:


The name sounds like:

Vanecia, Venezia, Venecia, Venusa

See also:

Venetia, Janessa, Nissa


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