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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Venus

Name: Venus
Pronunciation: \v(e)-nus\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Aphrodite, Cytherea
Sounds Like: Venesa, Venise
Variant forms: Venusa, Venusette, Venusina, Venusita
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1232
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 48818


Venus \v(e)-nus\ as a girl's name is pronounced VEE-nus. It is of Latin origin. Roman mythology: the goddess of love and beauty, equivalent to the Greek Aphrodite. Used in Britain from the 16th to 19th century. Tennis celebrity Venus Williams.

Venus has 4 variant forms: Venusa, Venusette, Venusina and Venusita.

For more information, see also related names Aphrodite and Cytherea.

Baby names that sound like Venus are Venesa and Venise.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Venus.


Venus is a very popular first name for women (#1232 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#48818 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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