In addition, Dessa is a derivative of the English and German name Desiree.
Dessa is a rare baby name for girls. In 1900, 0.005% of baby girls were named Dessa. It ranked at #947 then. The baby name has since experienced a fall in frequency, and is now of irregular use. In 2012, out of the group of girl names directly related to Dessa, Desiree was the most commonly used.
† English pronunciation for Dessa: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"