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Gender: F Meaning of Anissa: "grace" Origin of Anissa: Variation of Ann

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This combination name was introduced by tragic child actress Anissa Jones, who died in 1976. It might be thought of as Ann with popular feminine suffix -issa tacked on. While it does have a pretty sound and may be a reasonable choice if you want to honor an ancestral Ann but are looking for something more flowery than the original, you can probably do better.

Famous People Named Anissa

Anissa Jones (1958-1976), American actress

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Similar-sounding: Anisa, Anisia/Anisja/Anysia, Nyssa