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Gender: F Meaning of Nessa: "headlands, promontory" Origin of Nessa: Scandinavian

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Like its cousin Tessa, Nessa -- a shortening of Vanessa or Agnes or Anastasia among other possibilities -- is an attractive nickname that can stand on its own.

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Pop Culture References for the Name Nessa

Nessarose, or "Nessa," sister of Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West in the musical "Wicked"
Nessa, character from "Gavin & Stacey"
Nessa, one of the Valar ("angels") from Tolkien's Legendarium
Nessa Stein, main character of the British miniseries "The Honourable Woman"

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