in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: English
- #293 All Time
Pronunciation of Vanessa
How popular is the name "Vanessa" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1977||3,223||3,208||15||#90 girl name|
|1978||3,861||3,849||12||#76 girl name|
|1979||4,118||4,101||17||#75 girl name|
|1980||4,448||4,427||21||#69 girl name|
|1981||4,771||4,747||24||#62 girl name|
|1982||6,201||6,148||53||#49 girl name|
|1983||6,442||6,384||58||#49 girl name|
|1984||7,197||7,154||43||#45 girl name|
|1985||7,605||7,563||42||#42 girl name|
|1986||7,510||7,466||44||#43 girl name|
|1987||7,391||7,345||46||#43 girl name|
|1988||7,586||7,514||72||#41 girl name|
|1989||7,009||6,956||53||#50 girl name|
|1990||6,437||6,405||32||#56 girl name|
|1991||5,952||5,924||28||#56 girl name|
|1992||6,108||6,078||30||#55 girl name|
|1993||5,914||5,884||30||#55 girl name|
|1994||5,567||5,549||18||#59 girl name|
|1995||5,420||5,404||16||#63 girl name|
|1996||5,761||5,744||17||#60 girl name|
|1997||5,815||5,795||20||#54 girl name|
|1998||5,842||5,829||13||#52 girl name|
|1999||5,297||5,287||10||#57 girl name|
|2000||5,145||5,133||12||#62 girl name|
|2001||4,678||4,670||8||#64 girl name|
|2002||4,457||4,452||5||#68 girl name|
|2003||4,357||4,351||6||#70 girl name|
|2004||4,354||4,345||9||#75 girl name|
|2005||4,099||4,091||8||#79 girl name|
|2006||4,169||4,163||6||#79 girl name|
|2007||4,448||4,440||8||#71 girl name|
|2008||4,035||4,029||6||#78 girl name|
|2009||3,517||3,517||0||#91 girl name|
Want to know about the populiarty of Vanessa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 248,564 babies born with the name Vanessa in the United States. That's more than enough Vanessas to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Vanessa" was in 1985 with a total of 7,563 babies. (That's a lot of baby Vanessas)
According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vanessa" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, 395 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1983. Across the entire United States a total of 6,442 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Vanessa popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Vanessa in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Vanessa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Vanessa as well as things modernly associated with the name Vanessa such as celebrities named Vanessa.
Origin and Meaning of Vanessa
The name "Vanessa" is of English origin, and it means "Combination of Van and Esther". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Vanessa Paradis is a singer-songwriter, musician, actress, and model specializing in rock and pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1981 to present. Vanessa was born in 1972 as Vanessa Chantal Paradis in Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, Val-de-Marne, France.
Vanessa was born in 1963.
Vanessa Marcil is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Vanessa was born in 1969 as Sally Vanessa Ortiz in Indio, California, U.S.
V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!
A is for admirable, you certainly are!
N is for nice, need I say more?
E is for electric, a sparkling trait!
S is for sensitive, another side shows.
S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!
A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.
Your name in reverse order is "Assenav". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Easnsva". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Vanessa born Apr 22, 1986
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.
You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.
Name poster for Vanessa
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.