Venus

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Gender: F Origin of Venus: Latin, Roman mythology name

The name of a heavenly planet and the Roman goddess of beauty and love was an intimidating no-no until tennis champ Venus Williams put an athletic, modern spin on it.

Associated with the Greek Aphrodite, in the Roman pantheon, Venus was considered the mother of the Roman people, and has always been a favorite subject of artists--most well known being the prehistoric sculpture Venus of Willendorf, the ancient Venus de Milo and Botticelli's The Birth of Venus.

Famous People Named Venus

Venus Ebony Starr Williams, American tennis player, sister of tennis player Serena Williams
Venus Ramey, Miss America 1944; first redhead to win
(Maria) Venus Bayonito Raj, Miss Universe Philippines 2010
Venus DeMilo Thomas, American actress
Venus Lacy, American basketball player
Venus Terzo, Canadian actress
Venus Isabelle Palermo aka VenusAngelic, "living doll" Youtuber

Pop Culture References for the name Venus

Venus, Roman goddess of love
Sailor Venus aka Minako Aino, character in the "Sailor Moon" series
Venus McFlytrap, daughter of the plant monster in "Monster High" show and series
Venus "Vee" Delmonico, main character in the book and movie "Nerve"
Venus, character in the opera "Tannhäuser" by Richard Wagner, based on the goddess
Venus Smith, character on TV's The Avengers
Venus Bluegenes, character in the British comic 2000 AD
Venus aka Kasuga, female ninja in video game Devil Kings
Venus, a character in the "House of Night" series (PC Cast)
Venus, a character in the novels "Goddess of Love" and "Goddess of Troy" (PC Cast)
Venus Flytrap, pseudonym of a DJ on TV's WKRP in CincinnatiVenus, character on TV's Fireball XL5
Venus, main character in video game Metal Gear Acid 2
Venus Van Dam, transvestite character on TV's Sons of Anarchy
Venus, the turtles' sister in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series
Venus Rosemaria, a minor character in video game Fullmetal Alchemist 3: Kami o Tsugu Shōjo
Venus, two characters in Marvel Comics, based on the goddess
Einheria, Mephilia, and Artemia Venus, three sisters in the game Bravely Default
Venus de Milo, ancient armless Greek statue depicting the goddess Venus, carved by Alexandros of Antioch; discovered on the island of Milos
Venus, 2nd planet from the Sun
Venus flytrap, a carnivorous plant
"Venus," song by Lady Gaga
Venus, brand of razor

Venisa, Venusa, Venusita, Venusette, Venita, Vinita, Venusina

Venus's International Variations

Venera (Russian)