What does Nissa mean?
(female) Naisa, Nisna, ..
(male) Nisni, Nissani, ..
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)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Nissa for girls. Nissa entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #1827 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular variation forms of Nissa rated in the Top 2000 are Vanessa (#171 via latest list) and Nyssa. These relations of Nissa were favored as baby names during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.1%, ▼72.7%), with the form Vanessa becoming somewhat dated.
Nissa is alike in pronunciation to Nasya, Nesi, Nessah, Nessia, Nessya, Neysa and Nysa. Other suggested similar names are Ailsa, Alissa▼, Amissa, Anissa▼, Assa, Brissa, Crissa, Dessa, Elissa, Elssa, Gisa, Ilissa, Jessa▲, Krissa, Liesa, Lisa▼, Lissa, Lyssa, Narissa, Nasia, Nerissa, Nesha, Nesta, Nevsa, Nia, Niada, Nibia, Nicia, Nidia, Niesha, Nika, Nikia, Nila, Nilda, Nilsa, Nina, Ninfa, Nioma, Nira, Nisha, Nita▼, Nitsa, Nitza, Norissa, Odissa, Orssa, Raissa, Riesa, Risa, Ritsa, Tassa (see Tasha), Tessa▲, Tisa, Tossa, Trissa and Ulissa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nissa.