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What does Neysa mean?

Neysa Pronunciation of Neysa [neysa] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Neysa means "pure, holy". Neysa is a variant form of Agnes (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Neysa has 5 variants: Nesi, Nessa, Nessah, Nessie and Nessy.

7 more alternative forms via Agnes: Anessa, Inessa, Nesta, Nestah, Nevesah, Nevsa and Senga.

Creative forms:
(female) Nesa, Neyzia, ..

(male) Neyar, Neyno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Neysa Gwen (N.G.), ..

How popular is Neysa?

Neysa is a rare first name for females. Neysa is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Neysa (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Agnes (#1272 from recent data) and Anessa. Other variants, like Nessie, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Neysa was well-received among parents a century ago (usage of 0.5%) and has become significantly diminished since, with the version Agnes becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Agnes, Anessa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Neysa is alike in pronunciation to Nasya, Nessia, Nessya, Nissa, Nysa and Nyssa. Other recommended names are Alysa, Dessa, Elysa, Helsa, Ilysa, Jemsa, Jessa, Kelsa, Leasa, Leesa, Leisa, Lysa, Maysa, Mesa, Nea, Neala, Neda, Nedda, Nedra, Neema, Neena, Neera, Neesha, Neila, Neima, Neina, Neiva, Neka, Nela, Nelda, Nelia, Nella, Nelsea, Nelsy, Nena, Nenna, Neola, Neoma, Nera, Nerys, Neryss, Neryssa, Nesha, Nest, Neta, Netia, Netta, Neva, Nevya, Nilsa, Nitsa, Nya, Nyla, Nyna, Reesa, Rysa, Tersa, Tesa and Tessa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Neysa.

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