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Edessa - Meaning of Edessa

What does Edessa mean?

[ syll. e-des-sa, ed-e-ssa ] The baby girl name Edessa is pronounced IYDihS-AH †. Edessa is of Old Greek origin. The name is of the meaning 'from Edessa'.

Edessa is infrequently used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Edessa include Edesia, Aieeda, Idaea, Idaia, Idaya, Iduska (Czech), Ijada, Itica, Iticah, Iticka, Itickah, Itika, Itikah, Itouha, Itouhah, Itsaso, Itsuko (Japanese), Ityca, Itycah, and Itycka.

† approx English pronunciation for Edessa: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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