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What does Anissa mean?

Anissa Pronunciation of Anissa as a name for girls has its roots in Greek and Hebrew, and the meaning of Anissa is "pure, holy; satisfaction; He (God) has favored me". Anissa is a variant form of Agnes (Greek). Anissa is also a variant of Anice (Greek). Anissa is also used as a form of Anne (Hebrew), and a form of Annis (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Inessa, Anyssa, Annisah, Annisa, Anessa

RELATIONS VIA AGNES, ANICE, ANNE, ANNIS Agness, Agnessa, Agnesse, Ana, Anais, Ania, Anica, Anicka, Anika, Aniko, Anis, Anise, Anisha, Anita, Anitra, Anka, Anna, Annes, Annest, Anniesse, Annina, Annise, Annora, Annus, Annuska, Annys, Anona, Anouska, Anushka, Anuska, Anya, Anyshka, Anysia, Asya, Nessa



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How popular is Anissa?

Anissa is a very prominent first name for females (#1410 out of 4276, Top 33%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Anissa entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #414 in the U.S. in 1993, and is at #1825 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anissa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anissa outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Agnes (#1204 LAST YEAR), Agness, Ana (#215), Anais (#848), Anessa, Ania, Anice, Anika (#712), Anis, Anisha, Anita (#1323), Anitra, Anna (#54), Anne (#599), Annis, Anona, Anushka, Anya (#677), Anyssa and Asya are the popular variation forms of Anissa (#1825). Usage of these relations of Anissa was well-received 118 years ago (ADOPTION OF 2.83%) and is now significantly less (ADOPTION 0.46%, 84%), with versions like Anitra becoming less fashionable. Anais and Anika are two of the more chic girl names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anissa, Agnes, Agness, Ana, Anais in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anessa, Ania, Anice, Anika, Anis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anisha, Anita, Anitra, Anna, Anne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annis, Anona, Anushka, Anya, Anyssa, Asya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Agnes, Anika, Anna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anissa is pronounced similarly to Anisa, Anisah and Annissa. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abisha, Aeisha, Ailsa, Aisha, Aisia, Alessa, Alisa, Alisha, Alisia, Alissa, Alissah, Alisse, Alista, Allissa, Alyssa, Amica, Amika, Amisa, Amisha, Amissa, Anaca, Anaka, Analissa, Aneese, Aniela, Anikee, Anima, Anina, Aninna, Anique, Anitia, Aniya, Anja, Annaka, Anneka, Annica, Annika, Anoesj (see Anna), Anusha, Arista, Arlissa, Arnessa, Arnisha, Assa, Aunika, Ayisa, Ayisha, Brissa, Crissa, Denissa, Elissa, Ilissa, Janissa, Krissa, Lissa, Nissa, Odissa, Raissa, Trissa, Ulissa, Uniss and Vanissa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Anissa.

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