What 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 50 more related variations 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]
How 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%, down 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)
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.