Anissa
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Given Name ANISSA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
Meaning & History
Combination of ANNA and the popular name suffix issa. This name was first brought to public attention by the child actress Anissa Jones (1958-1976).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Anna, Keanna
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Quanna (African American), Ane, Anne (Basque), Anna, Hanna (Belarusian), Anna, Hannah (Biblical), Anna (Biblical Greek), Channah (Biblical Hebrew), Anna (Biblical Latin), Anna, Annick (Breton), Ana, Anna, Ani, Anka (Bulgarian), Aina, Anna, Anaïs (Catalan), Ana, Hana, Anica, Anita, Anka, Jana, Nensi (Croatian), Anna, Hana, Aneta (Czech), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Ane, Anika, Anita, Annette, Hanne (Danish), Anna, Anne, Annelien, Hanna, Hannah, Anika, Anita, Anke, Anneke, Annet, Annette, Annie, Annika, Anouk, Ans, Antje (Dutch), Anna, Anu (Estonian), Anna (Faroese), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Anita, Anneli, Anni, Anniina, Annika, Annikki, Annukka, Anu, Hannele, Niina (Finnish), Anne, Hannah, Anaïs, Annette, Annie, Anouk, Ninon (French), Antje (Frisian), Ana, Ani (Georgian), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hannah, Anika, Anina, Anita, Annett, Annette, Annika, Hanne (German), Anna (Greek), Channah, Hannah, Chanah (Hebrew), Anna, Hanna, Anett, Anikó, Annuska, Panna, Panni (Hungarian), Anna, Hanna (Icelandic), Nainsí (Irish), Anna, Annabella, Annetta (Italian), Anna, Anita (Latvian), Ona (Lithuanian), Anke, Antje (Low German), Ana (Macedonian), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Anita, Annette, Anniken, Hanne (Norwegian), Anna, Anaïs (Occitan), Anna, Hanna, Anita, Anka, Hania (Polish), Ana, Anabela, Anita (Portuguese), Ana, Anca, Ani (Romanian), Anna, Ania, Annushka, Anya (Russian), Annag, Nandag (Scottish), Ana, Anica, Anka, Jana (Serbian), Anna, Hana (Slovak), Ana, Anica, Anika, Anita (Slovene), Ana, Anabel, Ani, Anita (Spanish), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Anita, Annette, Annika, Hannah, Hanne (Swedish), Anna, Hanna (Ukrainian), Hena, Henda, Hene, Henye (Yiddish)
Popularity
United States  - 
France  ranked #222 
Netherlands  ranked #481 
Sources and References
  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)