Bessa Name Meaning & Origin

Bessa

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Bess:

A short form of Elizabeth (God is my oath), Bess is also commonly bestowed as an independent given name. It gained great popularity from its association with Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603), who was known as Good Queen Bess.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.Buy the book

Related Names:

Bess

Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!

NameVoyager

US Popularity of Bessa Over Time

Sister & Brother Names

Know a Bessa? What are her siblings named?

Name Lists Featuring Bessa

Contribute your knowledge to the name Bessa

Comments and insights on the name Bessa: | Edit

My mother created this name for me. It a unique take on my great-grandmother, Bessy's name.

Personal experiences with the name Bessa: | Edit
Share what you know!
Nicknames for Bessa: | Edit
Share what you know!
Meanings and history of the name Bessa: | Edit
Share what you know!
Famous real-life people named Bessa: | Edit
Share what you know!
Bessa in song, story & screen: | Edit
Share what you know!
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
60
No Way
Definitely

Smart?

63
No Way
Definitely

Sexy?

66
No Way
Definitely

Friendly?

65
No Way
Definitely

Creative?

60
No Way
Definitely

Strong?

65
No Way
Definitely

Young?

57
No Way
Definitely

Sophisticated?