Nyssa - Meaning of Nyssa
[ 2 syll. nys-sa, ny-ssa ] The baby girl name Nyssa is pronounced NIHS-aa- †. Nyssa has its origins in the Arabic, African-Hausa, and Old Greek languages, and it is used largely in English and Scandinavian. From Old Greek roots, its meaning is 'the beginning'.
Nyssa is a variation of Anissa (English and Arabic).
Nyssa is also a variation of Nissa (English and Hebrew).
Nyssa is not widely used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Nyssa: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"