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Meaning and name origin

Anessa \a-nessa, an(es)-sa\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Anessa is "pure, holy; satisfaction". Anessa is a variant of Agnes (Greek): Latin form of the Greek name Hagnes, from the feminine form of "hagnos". Also a variant of Annis (Greek): may also have developed in the Middle Ages as a mainly Scottish form of Agnes, which means "holy" in Greek.

Anessa has 5 variant forms: Anissa, Annisa, Annisah, Anyssa, Inessa.


Anessa is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Anessa and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Agnes, Anissa and Annis. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Agnes, Anissa, Annis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Agnes outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anessa is also pronounced similarly to Anisa and Annissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Agnessa, Alessa, Amissa, Aneese, Anisha, Anusha, Anuska, Anysia and Arnessa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anessa.


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