The name Nessa is a girl's name of Scottish, Scandinavian, Russian origin meaning "headlands, promontory". Nessa and is often added to lists like Mythology Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven / Hell / Purgatory Girls".
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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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