(Q951694)

English

Vanessa

female given name

  • Vanessa (given name)
  • Vanessa (first name)

Statements

18. century
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Invented by author Jonathan Swift for his poem 'Cadenus and Vanessa' (1726). He arrived at it by rearranging the initial syllables of the first name and surname of Esther Vanhomrigh, his close friend. (English)
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Vanessa (multiple languages)
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V520
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FNS111
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Vanessa (given name)
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