Nessarose Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Vanessa:
An invention of satirist Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745), Vanessa is a partial anagram of the name of his intimate friend Esther Vanhomrigh. Swift used the name in his Cadenus and Vanessa, which led to its use as a female given name.
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I love the novel and musical Wicked and one of the characters name, Nessarose, caught my eye. I really like it.
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Nessarose Thropp in the musical and novel Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz (Broadway musical)/The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (novel). This is the name given to the Wicked Witch of the East from L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" classic and MGM movie from the 1930s for both adaptations, the half-sister to the Witch of the West.