Nissa - Meaning of Nissa

What does Nissa mean?

[ 2 syll. nis-sa, ni-ssa ] The baby girl name Nissa is pronounced NIHS-aa- †.

1: Nissa has its origins in the African-Hausa language, and it is used largely in English and Hebrew. Nissa's meaning is 'a remembered loved one'.

Nissa has 13 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms include Niesha, Nissah, Nissanit, Nissi, Nissie, Nissnana, Nissy, Nysa, Nyssa, and Nysse. Forms of Nissa used in foreign languages include the Hebrew Nisa and the Scandinavian Nisse. The contracted form Nis (Hebrew) is another foreign variant.

2: Nissa's origin is Scandinavian. Here, the meaning is friendly elf, friendly brownie.

3: Nissa is of Hebrew origin. Meaning: to test.

In addition, Nissa is a form of the English Nerissa.

Nissa is also a form of the English and Scandinavian Nyssa.

See also the related form, the name Tanissa.

See also the related categories, hausa, english, hebrew, friendly (pleasant), and scandinavian.

Nissa is not frequently used as a baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Nissa include Nyssa, Nacheena, Nacia, Nadjah, Naema, Naemah, Naenea, Nagwa, Nagwah, Naia, Nainsey, Nainsi, Naissa, Naiya, Naja, Najae, Najah, Najee, Najei, and Najja.

† English pronunciation for Nissa: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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