Vanessa as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Vanessa?

We estimate that there are 250,703 people named Vanessa who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Vanessa is the 106th most common for women, and the 210th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Vanessa?

The average person named Vanessa is 34.20 years old.

Is Vanessa a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,010 people named Vanessa were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 303rd most popular name for girls, and the 647th most popular overall.

The popularity of Vanessa peaked in 1988, when it was the 41st most popular name for baby girls.

Is Vanessa a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Vanessa is almost exclusively a female name. 99.6% of people named Vanessa are female.

Popularity of Vanessa in England

In 2020, Vanessa was the 665th most popular name for girls in England and Wales.