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pinWhat does Nissa mean?

Nissa /nis-sa/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Nissa is "to test". Also possibly (Scandinavian) "elf". The name is similar to Vanessa.


Nissa has 4 variants: Nis, Nissanit, Nissnana and Nyssa.

Nissa has 50 more relations via Vanessa: Jenessa, Nessa, Nessie, Nessy, Van, Vanassa, Vaneeta, Vanesa, Vanesha, Vaneshia, Vanesia, Vanesse, Vanessia, Vanetta, Vaneza, Vania, Vaniece, Vaniessa, Vanija, Vanisa, Vanissa, Vanita, Vanna, Vannaleigh, Vannesa, Vannessa, Vannetta, Vanneza, Vannie, Vanya, Varnessa, Venesa, Venesha, Venessa, Venesse, Venessea, Venetta, Veniesa, Venisha, Venishia, Venna, Vennesa, Vennessa, Vennisa, Vinesha, Vinessa, Vinisha, Vonessa, Vonesse and Vonnessa.

Kreatif forms: Naisa, Nisma, Nisna. [more]

pinHow popular is Nissa?

Nissa is an unusual given name for women. Nissa is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular variation forms of Nissa (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 are Vanessa (#171 a year ago), Venessa, Vannie and Vanesa. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in the year 1997 (usage of 0.276%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2073%, 24.9%). Vanessa (#171) is the most fashionable baby name here. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Nissa and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Vanesa, Vanessa, Vannie, Venessa in U.S.

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

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Nissa is alike in pronunciation to Nasya, Nessah, Nessia, Nessya, Neysa and Nysa. Other suggested similar baby names are Lissa, Nasia, Nesha, Nicia, Niesha, Nika, Nikia, Nilsa, Nisha and Nitsa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nissa.