• 207 Nysa


First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nysa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nysa as well as things modernly associated with the name Nysa such as celebrities named Nysa.

Origin and Meaning of Nysa

"Nysa" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Lame". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A female given name
  2. a city in Poland
  3. a river in Poland
  4. (mythology) A mythical land in Greek Mythology.
  5. (astronomy) Short for 44 Nysa, a main belt asteroid.

Notable Persons With the Name Nysa

Nysa is a mythological figure.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nysa

Nysa is a mythological figure.


Fun Facts about the name Nysa

  • How Popular is the name Nysa? Nysa is the 25,531st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nysa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 207 babies born with the first name Nysa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nysa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nysa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Nysa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nysa is Sunday, October 9th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Nysa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nysa was in 2015 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Nysa Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nysa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Nysa: Your name in reverse order is Asyn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsay. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Nysa mean?

Nis for notable, distinguished are your feats

Yis for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Sis for serene, your calm time.

Ais for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Name poster for Nysa

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.