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Meaning of the Name Nessa

The first name Nessa is of Greek, Scottish, Latin, Russian origin. It is often a girl name. It has the following meaning(s):

Greek: Diminutive of Agnes: Poor, Pure, or Chaste. St. Agnes Was a 3rd Century Christian Martyr Whose January St Feast Day is Described in Keats' Poem 'The Eve of St Agnes'. Agnes Was Popular Until the Refor
Scottish: From the Headland. Can Also Be a Variant of Nessie: (Diminutive of Agnes: Pure; Chaste)
Latin: Lamb
Russian: Pet Form of Agnessa,Pure (Nesha,Netia)
Russian: Russian Form of Agnes: Pure

Similar Names

Neese | Neka | Ness | Neysa | Niesha | Nisha | Nasha | Nasia | Nasya | Necia |

Related Names

Agnessa  (Russian)
Meek
Anessa  (English)
Variant of Anne or Agnes
Genessa  (Hebrew)
Origin; Birth. Genisis is the Name of the First Book in the Bible. 'Genisia' - the Virgin Mary of Turin - is a Protectress Invoked Against Drought in Catholic Tradition
Ginessa  (Celtic)
White As Foam
Ginessa  (Spanish)
White
Inessa  (Russian)
Chaste. Variant of Agnes
Inessa  (Russian)
Gentle, Pure; Form of Ines
Ionessa  (Greek)
Amethyst
Jennessa  (English)
From Jennifer and Vanessa
Jennessa  (English)
Variant of Jenny Which is a Diminutive of Jane and Jennifer
Lynessa  (English)
Variant of Ancient Welsh Given Name. in Arthurian Legend Lynette Accompanied Sir Gareth on a Knightly Quest
Lynessa  (English)
Variant of Ancient Welsh Given Name. in Arthurian Legend Lynette Accompanied Sir Gareth on a Knightly Quest
Lynessa  (Arthurian Legend)
Variant of Ancient Welsh Given Name. in Arthurian Legend Lynette Accompanied Sir Gareth on a Knightly Quest
Lynessa  (Welsh)
Variant of Ancient Welsh Given Name Eluned: from 'Cilun' Meaning Idol
Nessan  (Irish)
Name of a Saint
Phanessa  (Greek)
The Mystic Goddess of an Ancient Greek Brotherhood
Vanesa  (Spanish)
Variant of Vanessa
Vanessa  (Greek)
Butterfly
Vanessa  (Greek)
Butterfly. Also, from Phanessa, the Mystic Goddess of an Ancient Greek Brotherhood
Vanessa  (Latin)
Of Venus. Famous Bearers: British Actress Vanessa Redgrave. Romance Author Vanessa Grant
Vanessa  (Hebrew)
Star (Ness, Nessa, Nessi, Vana, Vanna, Vanni, Vanya)
Vania  (Greek)
Diminutive of Vanessa: Butterfly. Also, from Phanessa, the Mystic Goddess of an Ancient Greek Brotherhood
Vanna  (Greek)
Diminutive of Vanessa: Butterfly. Also, from Phanessa, the Mystic Goddess of an Ancient Greek Brotherhood
Vanny  (Greek)
Diminutive of Vanessa: Butterfly. Also, from Phanessa, the Mystic Goddess of an Ancient Greek Brotherhood
Venessa  (Greek)
Butterfly
Venessa  (Latin)
Named for Venus

Additional Names

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