Name: Vanessa

Considering Vanessa as a baby name?

Below you find information gathered from our name survey where we asked people named Vanessa if they like their name. Parents can use this feedback when considering Vanessa as a baby name.

In total 2766 people used the name survey for Vanessa.

Would you advise parents to name their baby Vanessa?

2766 Responses

Do people often mispronounce the name Vanessa?

2475 Responses

Tip: It can be irritating and stressful if people have difficulty reading your name. Therefore, try to choose a name that is easy to pronounce. Read more »

Do people often misspell the name Vanessa?

2489 Responses

Tip: Names that are difficult to spell can be a stumbling block for a child when they have to explain it's spelling repeatedly. A name with an apparent spelling is better. Read more »

Is Vanessa easily pronounced in other languages?

2486 Responses

In our rapidly globalizing world, children will come in contact with friends, co-workers or family from other countries. Thus, it is advisable to choose names that are easy to pronounce in other major languages as well as your own. Read more »

Were you bullied a lot because of your name?

2541 Responses

Tip: Be aware of name bullying when selecting baby names. Consider if the name could be used by bullies at school. Teasing can come with any name, but try not to choose something that is "asking" for abuse. Read more »

Descriptions on how Vanessa can be used for name bullying

497 Responses

The meaning of the name Vanessa and the origin of the name Vanessa have been reviewed by our name experts.