Nyssa Name Meaning & Origin

Nyssa

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From research we have done, it is a Greek name.

Pronounced knee-suh

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Nyss

Nini, Neener, Ninu, or NeenerEenerOner

Nyssie

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From Hebrew Nissa, "to test" or Greek Nysa "goal or ambition". Nysa is a mountainous region of Greek mythology.

Possibly Scandinavian, meaning friends of faeries and elves.

Genus of North American woodland tree, commonly known as tupelos and pepperidge trees.

My parents reverse-engineered the meaning "miracle" for Nyssa, from the Hebrew word "nes"

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nyssa al ghul- from the movie blade

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