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Anissa meaning and name origin
Anissa \a-nissa, an(is)-sa\ as a girl's name has the meaning "pure, holy; satisfaction" and is a variant of Agnes (Greek): Latin form of the Greek name Hagnes, from the feminine form of "hagnos". Also a variant of Anice (Greek): also possibly variant of Agnes, Ann or Anise. Anissa is also used as 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.
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Popularity of Anissa
Anissa is a very popular first name for females (#1410 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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