US Popularity:14965
Other Origin(s):Arabic, Hebrew, Latin
Meaning:Goal; Beginning; Woman; Sign; End; Mount Nysa; Tree
Nysa is a feminine name primarily of Greek origin, possibly inspired by Nyssa. Meaning “goal” or “beginning” and the name of a type of tree, this title is a wonderful reminder for baby to grow and chase their dreams no matter what. In Greek mythology, Nysa is the name of a mountain region where the infant god Dionysus was raised by rain-bringing nymphs. Nysa may also have Arabic roots, meaning “woman,” Hebrew roots, meaning “sign,” and Latin roots, meaning “end,” though these origins are uncertain. As baby make a new path in their life, a name like Nysa is sure to remind them to always reach for the stars.

Nysa Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Nysa is currently #4619 on The Bump
Girl:Nysa is currently #3100 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Nysa is currently #14965 in U.S. births
Girl:Nysa is currently #8805 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1605
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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