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since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Venessa

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Oklahoma, United States, the name Venessa is of Native American origin and means "Butterfly".
  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Venessa is of Greek origin and means "Butterfly".
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Alt. Meaning

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Notable Persons Named Venessa

Venessa Reasoner is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Universe Canada 2004 and Miss Universe Canada2004. Venessa was given the name Venessa Fisher on November 28th, 1985 in Waterdown, Ontario.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Venessa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1922 5 5 0
1935 5 5 0
1940 5 5 0
1946 6 6 0
1948 6 6 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 25 25 0
1953 42 42 0
1954 44 44 0
1955 46 46 0
1956 45 45 0
1957 76 76 0
1958 67 67 0
1959 81 81 0
1960 98 98 0
1961 78 78 0
1962 73 73 0
1963 53 53 0
1964 71 71 0
1965 70 70 0
1966 64 64 0
1967 66 66 0
1968 76 76 0
1969 102 102 0
1970 89 89 0
1971 114 114 0
1972 82 82 0
1973 95 95 0
1974 109 109 0
1975 100 100 0
1976 130 130 0
1977 155 155 0
1978 174 174 0
1979 177 177 0
1980 201 201 0
1981 198 198 0
1982 198 198 0
1983 224 224 0
1984 239 239 0
1985 206 206 0
1986 193 193 0
1987 195 195 0
1988 173 173 0
1989 151 151 0
1990 114 114 0
1991 98 98 0
1992 97 97 0
1993 95 95 0
1994 83 83 0
1995 60 60 0
1996 58 58 0
1997 56 56 0
1998 59 59 0
1999 65 65 0
2000 45 45 0
2001 54 54 0
2002 45 45 0
2003 49 49 0
2004 41 41 0
2005 40 40 0
2006 30 30 0
2007 34 34 0
2008 29 29 0
2009 23 23 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 14 14 0
2013 16 16 0
2014 12 12 0
2015 21 21 0
2016 6 6 0
2017 9 9 0

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Popularity of Venessa as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Venessa

  • How Popular is the name Venessa? Venessa is the 3,466th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Venessa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,713 babies born with the first name Venessa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Venessa to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Venessa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Venessa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Venessa is Sunday, August 1st, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Venessa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Venessa was in 1984 with a total of 239 babies.
  • Random Venessa Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Venessa is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Venessa: Your name in reverse order is Assenev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esvesna. How do you pronounce that?

What Venessas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Venessa born Nov 19, 1947

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 Northern Canada approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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