Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Banessa

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

A is for attractive, inside and out

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

S is for success, in all you will do.

S is for serious, not always joking.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Fun Facts about the name Banessa

  • How Popular is the name Banessa? Banessa is the 19,481st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Banessa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 390 babies born with the first name Banessa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Banessa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Banessa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Banessa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Banessa is Wednesday, December 5th, 1951.
  • What year had the most people named Banessa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Banessa was in 1998 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Banessa Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Banessa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Banessa: The name spelled backwards is Assenab. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Sabanes. How do you pronounce that?
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