Origin: Greek, Hebrew
2 famous people named Nyssa found on Wikipedia.
1694 female in US.
Most recent ranking: 4290-th in year 2018
Best ranking: 1735-th in year 2003


Nyssa is a feminine name with many meanings, including "goal" or "beginning" (Greek), "sign" (Hebrew), "friendly elf or fairy" (Scandinavian), "woman" (Arabic) and "end" (Latin).
Nyssa may also refer to:
Nyssa, genus of tupelo, black gum, or pepperidge trees
Several fictional characters bear this name:
Nyssa Raatko, a character in the Batman comic book series
Nyssa (Doctor Who), Nyssa of Traken from the British Doctor Who TV series
Nyssa Damaskinos from Blade II
Nissa Revane from Magic: The Gathering
For people named Nyssa, see Nyssa or Neisse.

From Hebrew Nissa or Greek Nysa: goal or ambition.

Famous People: 2 found on Wikipedia.
Popularity Name Birth Year Description
1 Nyssa Raatko
2 Gregory of Nyssa 0335 Bishop of Nyssa