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Gender: F Meaning of Ventura: "good fortune" Origin of Ventura: Spanish "good fortune"

Ventura started life as a shortening of Bonaventura, Spanish for good luck or good fortune, but now stands on its own. It has a pleasant sound and the stylish 'V' ending, but Angelenos would associate it with the Valley's main stem--Ventura Boulevard, and others might think of Ace or Jesse Ventura.

Famous People Named Ventura

Ventura Rodríguez, Spanish male architect
Jesse Ventura, American wrestler and politician, 38th Governor of Minnesota

Pop Culture References for the name Ventura

Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, California
Ventura, California, USA
"Ventura Highway", song by the band America
"Ace Ventura, Pet Detective," film and its main character