US Popularity:2718
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Love, Roman goddess of love and beauty
Venus is a girl's name of Latin origin. Sharing its namesake with the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus makes a bold yet romantic choice for girls. The planet Venus is the second closest to the sun and is easily recognizable for its shining brilliance in the night sky. If you're looking for a striking name to match your daughter's strong personality, Venus is a worthy contender. Adding further to its star power is the American tennis player Venus Williams, a seven-time grand slam champion and professional athlete.

Famous People Named Venus

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  • Venus Williams
    Tennis Player

Venus Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Venus is currently #1274 on The Bump
Girl:Venus is currently #928 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Venus is currently #2718 in U.S. births
Girl:Venus is currently #1467 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 134
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 307

  • Behind the Name, Venus, November 2020

  • Merriam-Webster, Venus

  • Collins Dictionary, Definion of 'Venus'

  • Name Doctor, Venus

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Venus, October 2017

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