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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yanessa

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  • A user from Oregon, United States says the name Yanessa is of Mexican origin and means "Strong need for freedom".
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International Interest for Yanessa

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Fun Facts about the name Yanessa

  • How Popular is the name Yanessa? Yanessa is the 19,290th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yanessa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 375 babies born with the first name Yanessa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yanessa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yanessa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Yanessa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yanessa was in 2007 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Yanessa Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yanessa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Yanessa: Your name in reverse order is Assenay. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sesyaan. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Yanessa born Jan 4, 1932

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 Romania approximately on 1850. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).