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Nissa meaning and name origin
Nissa \n(is)-sa\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Nis, Nissnana, Nissanit and Nyssa.
Nissa is also pronounced similarly to Nasya, Nessa, Nessah, Nessia, Nessy, Nessya, Neysa and Nysa. Other suggested similar baby names are Lissa, Nasia, Nesha, Nicia, Niesha, Nika, Nikia, Nilsa, Nisha and Nitsa.
Popularity of Nissa
Nissa is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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