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Georgette Heyer also had a book titled Venetia and an excellent book it was!
ladyknight  1/19/2006
A name almost the same as "Venetia" is the Bulgarian feminine name "Veneta", which is connected with the Bulgarian word "venetz", which means "wreath".
iva_toneva  5/10/2006
This is the Latin form of Venice.
Laurea  7/9/2007
Venetia Burney, now Venetia Phair, was the girl who named Pluto.
― Anonymous User  9/30/2007
This doesn't really sound right as a name. It sounds weird in Europe, and in American usage, this would sound like a ghetto name with the ''eesha'' pronunciation that the name has in English.
slight night shiver  5/12/2008
Venetia Yewbeam is Charlie Bone's Great-Aunt in the Charlie Bone series. She is gifted with manipulating clothing.
egyptianpanda  6/6/2008
I adore this name. It's the most beautiful name I've come across so far. It sounds very aesthetic and steampunk-ish. Reminds me of someone who is red-haired, fiery and passionate.
― Anonymous User  1/13/2009
Some authorities (including the Oxford Dictionary of Christian Names) have explained this as a Latinization of Gwenyth/Gwyneth. Compare to the Latinization of Gwynedd (Venedotia). [noted -ed]
― Anonymous User  5/29/2009
This name sounds rather trashy, but at the same time stuffy. I don't like this trend of using Italian place names as given names because no one in Italy is named Venetia, Roma, or Firenze.
bananarama  9/10/2009
A very prim and proper name favoured by the upper middle-class in the United Kingdom.
vomiting  12/3/2009
Beatrice Venetia Stanley Montagu - known as Venetia Stanley - was a famous British aristocrat and socialite, daughter of the baron Edward Lyulph Stanley.

She was named for the 17th century beauty Venetia Anastasia Stanley Digby, who popularised the name.
vomiting  12/3/2009
I think this name is quite alright, really, but it will always make me think of Venetian blinds. :\
walesgal92  12/19/2009
"WE ARE VENETIANS!"
I do quite like the name though.
― Anonymous User  9/14/2013
I find this elegant, elaborate, beautiful, but above all very sparkling and wintery, like Venice with diamond canals frozen over.
orchid_forest  3/8/2017
I love this name. It's so much prettier than Venice.
Paula Puddephatt  6/8/2017

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