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A famous bearer is the gothic singer Vanessa Paradis.
-- Anonymous User  5/29/2005
A few famous people who have this name are: Vanessa Williams and Vanessa Redgrave.
-- Anonymous User  8/1/2005
Virginia Woolf had a sister named Vanessa. (1879-1961)
This is another favorite name of mine. I love that it was created by an author. I just love it!
-- Gwenllian  11/12/2005
What about Vanessa Carlton?
-- nessa_06  11/26/2005
Vanessa was the name of one of the daughters on The Cosby Show.
-- Anonymous User  12/13/2005
One of senator John Kerry's daughters is named Vanessa.
-- Anonymous User  1/4/2006
Vanessa Mae is a fantastic violinist.
-- Butterfly86  10/26/2006
Vanessa Anne Hudgens is a beautiful singer and actor who is very sweet. She just released her first album and she played as Gabriela on High School Musical. She will be on the upcoming sequel also, and she is also participating in the High School Musical Tour. She's so amazing and talented!
-- Taydbug112  12/17/2006
Vanessa Anne Hudgens didn't play Gabriela in High School Musical, she played Gabriella.
-- Anonymous User  1/14/2007
Vanessa is the name of one of the goddesses in Lynne Ewing's book series "Daughters of the Moon." She can turn invisible.
-- Anonymous User  4/18/2007
A famous bearer is mtv host Vanessa Minnillo.
-- Jassie  5/8/2007
Am I really the only one associating this name with the villain of Disney's "The Little Mermaid"!?

Although a pretty name, I can't think of anything but Usrula the Seawitch in her human form. And Vanessa LOOKED way scarier than Usrula, I remember. Shame on such a nice-sounding name!
-- Tango  6/5/2007
Slovak model Andrea Verešová and Daniel Volopich have a daughter Vanessa Volopichová, born at 8 July 2007, Prague, Czechia. She weighed 3,5 kg and she sized 49 cm.
-- Janika  7/16/2007
One of the daughters of Bob Geldof is named Peaches Honeyblossom Michelle Charlotte Angel VANESSA Geldof. Nothing less.
-- Anonymous User  8/5/2007
Vanessa is a character in the Broadway musical, "In the Heights". She's originally played by Karen Olivo.
-- Anonymous User  10/1/2008
Vanessa Doofenshmirtz is a character on the Disney animated series "Phineas and Ferb."
-- iolite  5/1/2010
I have been intrigued by the name Vanessa since the 1950's. Now I have a real reason to love this name, besides it's sophisticated sound. That is because of that wonderful and talented Violinist, Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn Nicholson, who goes by Vanessa-Mae professionally. A child prodigy who started playing professionally at 10 years old and who is now 32 and still playing in concerts beautifully, both pop and classical.
-- CarrollTowerCX  11/24/2010
English singer V.V. Brown's birth name is Vanessa Brown.
-- StrangeFate  2/5/2011
A (somewhat) famous bearer is one of Sybil Dorsett's identities, Vanessa, in the movie Sybil. Vanessa was supposedly a 12-year-old girl who could play the piano.
-- Ryry1996  7/16/2011
Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) was a British painter and designer. Her sister was Viginia Woolf.
-- Anonymous User  9/10/2011
Vanessa is also largely used in PORTUGAL. [noted -ed]

A famous bearer of the name is the Portuguese athlete Vanessa Fernandes, former triathlon European and World champion.
-- Duddex8  10/4/2011
Vanessa de Freitas, known by the name "Malana", was a contestant on Brazil's Next Top Model, Cycle 2.
This additionally adds to Portuguese usage.
-- xsai  7/17/2012
American actress Vanessa Marano (born 1992 in Los Angeles, California).
-- Anonymous User  7/20/2012
American figure skater Vanessa Lam (born 1995 in Bellflower, California).
-- Anonymous User  8/5/2012
Vanessa Kensington is the name of the "by the book" partner/love interest in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997). She was played by Elizabeth Hurley.
-- JoReia  8/31/2012
Vanessa Morgan is a Canadian actress and singer, best known for her role as Sarah in the television film My Babysitter's a Vampire and television series of the same name.
-- Anonymous User  7/6/2014
Vanessa White, a member of English-Irish girl group The Saturdays.
-- Anonymous User  8/15/2014

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