Name Vannessa Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Vannessa


Vannessa is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Vannessa?

Vannessa is a variant of the name Vanessa. It is an invention of the author Jonathan Swift for his poem “Cadenus and Vanessa“ (1726). Maybe it derives from the Greek goddess Phanessa.

What does the name Vannessa mean?

Vanessa is a name of a genus of butterfly, so the meaning of Vannessa could be “queen of the butterflies”.

Pronunciation of Vannessa

Variants of the name Vannessa


Popularity of the name Vannessa

The name Vannessa is ranked #4322 overall.

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