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Girl Names Ending with -sa

Sa ending baby names and what they mean, with 221 results. -sa names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in the 1970s (USAGE OF 4.58%) and is now much lower (USAGE 0.7%, 85% LESS), with names like Vanessa going out of style. Elisa (#457), Tessa (#245) and Luisa (#1112) are three of the more fashionable birth names in this list, while Zisa (TOP 32%) and Bussa (26%) are popular -sa last names.

-sa names

Adalgisa - Anissa | Anissa - Carissa | Carissa - Corisa | Cressa - Eloisa | Elsa - Jaleesa | Jaleesa - Karissa | .. - .. | Zsuzsa

Adalgisa - Anissa

From Old German word. "Noble, precious promise." Rare, with the common feminine -isa ending for Adalgisa, like Aloisa.

Alice and variants

Lyssa1, Lissa1, Ilyssa1, Ilysa, Illyssa, Ellsa, Elsa1, Ellissa, Elissa, Alyssa1, Alysa1, Allissa1, Allyssa1, Alissa1, Alisa1, Alaisa, Adelisa1
Forms of Alice. Derivative of Old German language. "Noble, exalted." Aissa is also a somewhat popular birth name.

Stems fr. French language. A blend of Adela and Lisa. Uncommon, but Adelisa is similar to common surnames Apisa (TOP 87%), Aleksa (60%), which also end with -sa. See also Adelita.

Agnes and variants

Neysa, Nevsa, Nessa, Inessa, Annisa1, Anessa1, Anissa1, Agnessa
Var. of Agnes. Based on Greek element. "Pure, holy." Usage of Anissa as a girls' name has waned since 1993.

Ailsa and variants

Ailsa, var. Elsa2
Derived fr. Old Norse. "Island of Alfsigr." Ailsa is unusual as a birth name.

Alicia and variants

Alyssa2, Alysa2, Allysa1, Alissa2, Alisa2, Aleesa
Forms of Alicia. Root fr. Old German element. "Noble, exalted." Alisa, Alissa and Alyssa are in the Top 2000.


Form of Alessandra. Origin fr. Greek element. Italian and Spanish form of Alexandra. Adoption of Alessa was at a high 2 years ago and has remained conventional. See also Alexia.

Form of Alexis. Derivative of Greek. "Defender." Adoption of Alessa as a baby name in 2018 was 10.8% more than a year ago. See also Alisia.

Alisa and variants

Alisa3, var. Alyssa3, Allysa2, Allissa2, Allisa, Alissa3
Derived fr. Hebrew. "Great happiness." Adoption of Alisa, Alyssa, etc. as baby names in 2018 was down 13.1% compared to the year before.

Sinisa, Allessa
Forms of Alexandra. Stems fr. Greek. "Man's defender." Sinsa and Sinsi are creative forms.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -sa names: Alessa, Alisa, Alissa, Allissa, Allysa

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -sa names: Allyssa, Alysa, Alyssa, Anessa, Anisa

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -sa names: Anissa, Anyssa, Elissa, Eloisa, Elsa

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -sa names: Lissa, Louisa, Luisa, Lyssa

Louise and variants

Luisa, Lovisa, Louisa, Lluisa, Heloisa, Aloisa, Eloisa
Forms of Louise. Derivative of Old German element. "Famous warrior." Luisa is a trendy version.

Derived fr. Old German word. "Ready for battle." Not in popularity charts. See also Alanza.

Alyssa and variants

Alyssa4, var. Lyssa2, Lissa2, Ilyssa2, Illissa, Alysa3, Allissa3, Allyssa2, Alissa4
Source fr. Greek language. "Rational." Alyssa and forms were favored by parents 2 decades ago and are now less widespread, with Alissa becoming less fashionable.

Form of Amaris. Based on Hebrew. "Promised by God." Amarissa is not in the Top 2000.

Amisa, var. Amissa
Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Companion, friend." Amira, Amina are familiar last names.

Var. of Ana. Based on Hebrew. "Favored grace." Not Top 2000 name.

Var. of Andrea. Source fr. Greek element. "Manly, virile." Uncommon. Andresa, similar to Aleesa, has the feminine-sounding -esa ending.

Annis and variants

Anyssa, Annisa2, Anissa2, Anessa2
Var. of Annis. Origin fr. Greek. "Satisfaction." Anissa and variants were favored 3 decades ago and have become less conventional, with Anissa becoming less stylish.

Anisa and variants

Anisa, var. Annissa
Source fr. Arabic, Persian, Iranian. "Pleasant companion; like love." Rare, with usage of 0.001% for Anisa and Annissa as children's names in 2018, lower than 0.006% a year ago.


Var. of Anice. Origin fr. Greek language. "Satisfaction." Adoption of Anissa as a girls' name in 2018 was 21.7% less than 2008. See also Anyssa.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -sa names for girls.

1. Adalgisa - Anissa
Adalgisa, Alice [Lyssa, ..], Adelisa, Agnes [Neysa, ..], Ailsa [Elsa], Alicia [Alyssa, ..], Alessandra [Alessa], Alexis [Alessa], Alisa [Alyssa, ..], Alexandra [Sinisa, ..], Louise [Luisa, ..], Alonsa, Alyssa [Lyssa, ..], Amaris [Amarissa], Amisa [Amissa], Ana [Anarosa], Andrea [Andresa], Annis [Anyssa, ..], Anisa [Annissa], Anice [Anissa]

Anne [Annalisa, ..], Annalisa [Annissa, ..], Aretha [Arethusa], Arethusa, Arlise [Arlissa], Arnelle [Arnessa], Asa, Astrid [Assa], Audrey [Audessa], Aisha [Ayisa, ..], Azucena [Azusa], Beatrice [Beeatrissa, ..], Bella [Bellissa], Berenice [Bernessa, ..], Bernadette [Bernessa], Brisa [Bryssa, ..], Calista [Calyssa, ..], Charis [Sherisa, ..], Caresse [Carressa, ..], Carissa [Kharissa, ..]

Charity [Charissa, ..], Carla [Carlissa, ..], Carmel [Carmesa], Cerise [Cerissa, ..], Charissa [Kharissa], Charlene [Charlisa, ..], Charmaine [Charmisa], Chelsea [Chelsa, ..], Cherise [Sherissa, ..], Chessa, Christina [Chrissa], Christine [Chrissa], Christy [Crissa, ..], Christa [Chryssa], Claire [Klarissa, ..], Clarice [Klarysa, ..], Clara [Clarissa], Clarissa [Klarrisa, ..], Concepcion [Conchissa], Cora [Koryssa, ..]

Cressida [Cressa], Dalmace [Dalmassa], Da- [Danessa], Dara [Darissa], De- [Delisa], Delicia [Delyssa, ..], Denise [Denissa, ..], Dessa, Doris [Dorisa], Dorothy [Dorlisa], Dora [Dorlisa], Duscha [Dusa], Elizabeth [Lyssa, ..], Elise [Elyssa, ..], Elisabeth [Lisa, ..], Eliza [Elisa], Elissa [Lyssa, ..], Ilse [Ilsa, ..], Heloise [Heloisa, ..], Eloise [Elouisa, ..]

Elsa [Ilsa, ..], Felicia [Felisa], Fidelity [Fidessa], Flora [Floressa], Francesca [Franchesa], Fructuosa, Genesis [Genisa, ..], Giselle [Gisa], Grace [Graziosa], Hadassah [Hadassa, ..], Hafsa, Helsa [Helisa], Hermosa, Idelle [Idelisa], Elysia [Ilysa], Inez [Inessa], Iris [Irisa], Isabel [Isa], Isaura [Isa], Ja- [Janeesa, ..]

Jaleesa [Joleisa, ..], Jane [Janessa], Janessa [Jannessa, ..], Janice [Janessa], Je- [Jeressa, ..], Gemma [Jemsa], Jenessa [Jinessa, ..], Jenny [Jennessa], Jessica [Jessa], Jessie [Jessa], Jesusa, Jewel [Jewelisa], Jillian [Jillesa], Jocosa [Giocosa], Jo [Jonisa, ..], Josephine [Jozsa], Julia [Julissa], Julissa [Julyssa, ..], Ka- [Katrisa, ..], Karissa [Karyssa, ..]

Kelsey [Kelsa], Keren [Kerensa], Kerensa [Karensa], Klarissa [Klaryssa], Klara [Klaryssa, ..], Kora [Koryssa, ..], Krista [Kryssa, ..], Lucretia [Lacrissa, ..], La- [Lanessa], Larissa [Lyssa, ..], Liesl [Liesa], Lisa [Liesa, ..], Millicent [Lissa], Lissa [Lyssa], Luisa [Lluisa], Lumina [Luminosa], Lynette [Lynessa], Macaria [Macarisa], Mandisa, Marquise [Marquisa, ..]

Maria [Marialisa], Mari [Marilisa], Mariposa [Marriposa], Maris [Marissa, ..], Marisa [Morysa, ..], Marissa [Morissa, ..], Mary [Marysa, ..], Marlisa [Marlyssa, ..], Maureen [Maurissa, ..], Maysa, Melissa [Molissa, ..], Mesa [Maysa, ..], Milagros [Miligrosa], Mona [Monalissa, ..], Morisa [Morissa], Narcissa [Narsissa, ..], Nerine [Neryssa, ..], Natasha [Natasa], Nerissa [Neryssa, ..], Nessie [Nessa]

Nicole [Nicolasa], Nilsine [Nilsa], Nissa [Nyssa], Nitsa, Nora [Norissa], Nysa [Nyssa], Odessa [Odyssa, ..], Oleisa [Olisa, ..], Ursula [Ursa, ..], Orsa [Ursa, ..], Ortensia [Ortensa], Paradisa, Paris [Parissa, ..], Precious [Preciosa], Primrose [Primorosa, ..], Princess [Principessa, ..], Quintina [Quintessa], Raisa [Raissa], Ranae [Ranessa], Renata [Renisa]

Risa [Rysa, ..], Ritsa, Rosa [Beliarosa, ..], Rose [Ruzsa, ..], Sarah [Sasa, ..], Sasa, Sasha [Zsazsa, ..], Sha- [Shanessa, ..], Shalisa [Shelisa], Sharise [Sharissa, ..], Sharlene [Sharlisa], She- [Sherisa], Sherisa [Sherissa], Sherry [Sherissa], Stacy [Stasa], Thais [Thaisa, ..], Ta- [Talyssa, ..], Talisa, Anastasia [Tasa], Tasha [Tassa]

Te- [Telisa], Teresa [Tressa, ..], Tessa, Thalassa [Talassa], Theresa [Tressa, ..], Tirzah [Tiersa, ..], Thomasina [Thomasa], Tisa, Theodosia [Tossa], Tossa, Tracy [Treasa], Treasa, Tricia [Trissa, ..], Turkessa [Turquissa, ..], Ulyssa [Ulissa], Vallombrosa [Valombrosa], Vanessa [Vonnessa, ..], Venus [Venusa], Vicenza [Vichensa, ..], Zsazsa [Zsuzsa]

12. Zsuzsa

Susan [Zsazsa, ..]

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