What does Anissa mean?
Anissa \a-nissa, an(is)-sa\ as a name for girls. Anissa's roots are Greek and Hebrew, and the meaning of Anissa is "pure, holy; satisfaction; He (God) has favored me". Anissa is a variant of Agnes (Greek): Latin form of the Greek name Hagnes. Anissa is also a variant of Anice (Greek). Anissa is also used as a form of Anne (Hebrew) and Annis (Greek).
Anissa▼ has 35 more related variations via Agnes, Anice, Anne, Annis: Agness, Agnessa, Agnesse, Ana▲, Anais, Ania, Anica, Anicka, Anika▲, Aniko, Anis, Anise, Anisha, Anita▼, Anitra, Anka, Anna, Annes, Annest, Anniesse, Annina, Annise, Annora, Annus, Annuska, Annys, Anona, Anouska, Anushka, Anuska, Anya▲, Anyshka, Anysia, Asya and Nessa.
Anissa is a very prominent first name for females (#1410 out of 4276, Top 33%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Anissa for girls. Anissa entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #414 in the U.S. in 1993, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Anissa and associated names. Agnes, Ana (#222 last year), Anais, Anika (#519), Anita, Anitra, Anna (#34), Anne (#553), Annis and Anya (#472) are the popular variation forms of Anissa. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 and is now significantly less, with the versions Agnes, Anissa, Anita, Anne and Annis falling out of fashion. Ana (#222), Anika (#519) and Anya (#472) are three of the more chic girl names among these, with Ana going through a rekindling in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Anissa▼ is pronounced similarly to Anisa, Anisah and Annissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Alissa▼, Amisa, Amisha, Amissa and Anusha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Anissa.