1, Historical Documents with Vanessa on Ancestry: 1, Birth, Marriage, and Deaths Name Distribution of Vanessa Families Vanessa Family Origin. Meaning of the name Vanessa: An invention of satirist Jonathan Swift ( - ), Vanessa is a partial anagram of the name of his intimate friend Esther. The name Vanessa is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Vanessa is: Butterfly. Also, from Phanessa, the mystic goddess of an ancient Greek.
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