- Current rating.
to add this name to your favorite namelist!
The meaning of the name Vanessa: Combination Of Van And Esther
The origin of the name Vanessa: English
Alternate spellings of Vanessa: Vannessa
People who like the name Vanessa also like: Olivia
, Veronica Noah
Notes: Invented by the poet Jonathan Swift for his friend Esther Van Homrigh.
Vanessa is on 2,766
BN name lists
Vanessa is currently not ranked
on the BN charts
Vanessa is currently #185
in U.S. births