What does Anissa mean?
Anissa [anis-sa] as a name for girls has its roots in Greek and Hebrew, and the meaning of Anissa is "pure, holy; satisfaction; He (God) has favored me". Anissa is a variant form of Agnes (Greek). Anissa is also a variant of Anice (Greek). Anissa is also used as a form of Anne (Hebrew) and Annis (Greek).
35 more relations 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.Creative forms:
(female) Anasa, Anista, ..
(male) Anisal, Anisman, .. Middle name pairings:
Anissa Eden (A.E.), ..
How popular is Anissa?
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. Demographics)
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 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Agnes (#1272 last year), Agness, Ana (#211), Anais (#1034), Anessa, Ania, Anice, Anika (#580), Anis, Anisha, Anita (#1520), Anitra, Anna (#44), Anne (#569), Annis, Anona, Anushka, Anya (#555), Anyssa and Asya are the popular variation forms of Anissa. Usage of these relations of Anissa was well-received 135 years ago (adoption of 8.21%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.62%, ▼92%), with versions like Agnes becoming less fashionable. Anais and Anika are two of the more chic girl names among these.
Anissa▼ is pronounced similarly to Anisa, Anisah and Annissa. Other suggested similar names are Abisha, Aeisha, Ailsa, Aisha▲, Aisia, Alessa, Alisa▼, Alisha▼, Alisia, Alissa▼, Alissah, Alisse, Alista, Allissa, Alyssa▼, Amica, Amika, Amisa, Amisha, Amissa, Anaca, Anaka, Analissa, Aneese, Aniela, Anikee, Anima, Anina, Aninna, Anique, Anitia, Aniya, Anja, Annaka, Anneka, Annica, Annika, Anoesj (see Anna), Anusha, Arista, Arlissa, Arnessa, Arnisha, Assa, Aunika, Ayisa, Ayisha, Brissa, Crissa, Denissa, Elissa, Ilissa, Janissa, Krissa, Lissa, Nissa, Odissa, Raissa, Trissa, Ulissa, Uniss and Vanissa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Anissa.See names in meaning and etymology.