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What does Nysa mean?

Nysa Pronunciation of Nysa [nysa] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nysa is "goal, ambition".

Associated with: greek.


Nysa has 1 variant: Nyssa.

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

(male) Nynai, Nynal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nysa Miabella (N.M.), ..

How popular is Nysa?

Nysa is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Nysa is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only prominent variation form of Nysa (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 is Nyssa. This relation of Nysa was favored as a baby name a decade ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nyssa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nysa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nysa is alike in pronunciation to Nasya, Nesi, Nessa, Nessah, Nessia, Nessy, Nessya, Neysa and Nissa. Other suggested similar names are Alysa, Asa, Assa, Ayisa, Dusa, Elsa, Elysa, Gisa, Ilsa, Ilysa, Isa, Lisa, Lusa, Lysa, Lyssa, Maysa, Mesa, Nada, Naia, Nana, Nasia, Nata, Nava, Nea, Neda, Neka, Nela, Nena, Nera, Nesha, Nest, Nesta, Neta, Nevsa, Nia, Nika, Nila, Nilsa, Nina, Nira, Nis, Nisha, Nita, Nitsa, Nola, Nona, Nora, Nova, Nula, Nura, Nya, Nyad, Nyada, Nyah, Nydia, Nykia, Nyla, Nylah, Nyna, Nyx, Risa, Rosa, Rysa, Sasa, Tasa and Tesa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nysa.

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