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What does Nessie mean?

Nessie /nes-sie/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nessie is "lamb". Diminutive of Agnes. Also the name in cryptozoology, of the purported monster in the Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands, which derives its name from Scottish Gaelic Loch Nis.


Nessie has 7 variants: Nesha, Nessa, Nessia, Nessya, Nesta, Neta and Netia.

Affiliated girl name: Vanessa.

Nessie has 14 more related forms via Agnes: Aggie, Agie, Agnesse, Agnie, Anessa, Anise, Inessa, Nesi, Nessah, Nessy, Nestah, Nevesah, Nevsa and Neysa.

Nessie has 1 masculine form: Chessie.

Kreatif forms: Nasie, Nesie, Nisie. [more]

How popular is Nessie?

Nessie is an unusual first name for females. Nessie is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Nessie and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Nessie (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000 are Aggie, Agnes, Neta and Vanessa (#171 in 2014). Variants like Agie are seldom used. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3603%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2073%, down 42.5%), with the forms Agnes and Neta becoming less stylish. Vanessa (#171) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aggie, Agnes, Neta, Vanessa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Bessie, Jessie, Kessie, Nelsie and Tessie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nessie.