Nyssa Origin and Meaning

The name Nyssa is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "goal".

A fairly common Greek name that would fit in well here.

Nyssa Popularity

Nyssa in Pop Culture

  • Nyssa of Traken was a companion of the fifth Doctor in the British scifi series Doctor Who
  • Nyssa Raatko / Nyssa al Ghulfictional character of DC Comics and TV series Arrow
  • Nyssathe genus name of a type of tree, also called the Tupelo
  • Queen Nyssiawife of Candaules (the ruler of Lydia) in Herodotus
  • Nyssadaughter of Hephaestus in Heroes of Olympus