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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 Williams, American tennis champion, sister to Serena Williams
Venus Ramey, Miss America 1944
Venus DeMilo Thomas, American actress
Venus Isabelle Palermo, "living doll" Youtuber with the username VenusAngelic

Pop Culture References for the name Venus

Venus razor company
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, a Lady Gaga song
Einheria, Mephilia, and Artemia Venus, three sisters and characters in the game Bravely Default
Sailor Venus, character in the "Sailor Moon" series
Venus McFlytrap, daughter of the plant monster in "Monster High" show and series
Venus "Vee" Delmonico, maincharacter in the book and movie "Nerve"

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

Venus's International Variations

Venera (Russian)