US Popularity:12503
Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Literary invention; Butterfly
If you want to give baby a fun spin on a classic name, Vennessa is sure to take flight. This feminine name has English and Irish connections, coming from the name Vanessa. Since it’s been a popular choice throughout the decades, you may not believe that it was invented by famous writer Jonathon Swift. He wrote the poem Cadenus and Vanessa as a way to pay homage to his lover, Esther Vanhomrigh, using parts of her first and last name to create Vanessa. This can make the moniker a great choice if you want baby to be a similar trailblazer and literary star. For more of a nature theme, the name Vanessa also became popular enough to be a name for a genus of butterflies. With the name Vennessa, your little one will always be inspired to do their own metamorphosis during their life.

Vennessa Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2007
- 7496
from 2001
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