Other Origin(s):Arabic, Hebrew
Meaning:Friendly; Pure, holy; Gracious
A form of Anissa, Anyssa flaunts a trendy “y” spelling as a female name with multiple origins. Derived from the Greek Agnes, Anyssa inherits the meanings “pure” and “holy.” Anyssa may also come from the Hebrew Anna with the high-minded meaning of “gracious.” Finally, Anyssa could be a variant of the Arabic Anisa, from anīs, meaning “friendly.” Showering baby with uplifting endearments, Anyssa is an attractive name that will carry your little one far.
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