What does Nessie mean?
Nessie [nessie] 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.
Affiliated girl name: Vanessa.
1 masculine form: Chessie.Creative forms:
(female) Nasie, Nesie, ..
(male) Nescio, Nesse, .. Middle name pairings:
Nessie Loretta (N.L.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Nessie (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Agnes (#1272 in 2015), Neta and Vanessa (#185). Other variants, like Nessy, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Nessie was at its peak 4 decades ago (median #1226) and is now much lower (#1152, 73% less usage). (2015 Birth Statistics)
Nessie is alike in pronunciation to Nissa and Nyssa. Other recommended names are Bessie▼, Betsie, Cassie▼, Chessie, Cissie, Essie▼, Gussie▼, Hepsie, Issie, Jesse▼, Jessi, Jessia, Jessie▼, Jessye, Kassie, Kelsie▼, Kessie, Kissie, Lassie, Leslie▼, Lissie, Lyssie, Missie, Nasia, Neddie, Neecia, Neelie, Neesha, Nellie▼, Nellsie, Nelsie, Nettie▼, Nickie, Nikkie, Nixie, Sessile, Sissie, Tassie, Tessi, Tessia, Tessie▼ and Weslie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nessie.See names in meaning and etymology.