What does Nessa mean?

Nessa meaning in Names Dictionary

Diminutive of Agnes: Poor, pure, or chaste. St. Agnes was a 3rd century Christian martyr whose January twenty-first feast time is described in Keats' poem 'The Eve of St Agnes'. Agnes ended up being preferred through to the Reformation, after that revived in nineteenth century.Pure.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Female


Sentence Examples with the word Nessa

In the 1st century of the Christian era, when Conchobhar or Conor Mac Nessa was king of Ulster, a crisis was reached, the result of which was that no man was allowed to act as Brehon until he had studied the full law course, which occupied twenty years, and had passed a rigorous public examination.

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