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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Dessa

Name: Dessa
Pronunciation: \d(es)-sa\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: wandering
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Tessa, Deysi, Deyse, Decia, Dosya, Dasya, Dusa, Tassa, Tessy, Tess, Tesia, Tesa, Tessia, Tossa, Dosia, Tessi
Similar Names: Nessa, Desma, Jessa

Description

Dessa \d(es)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced DESS-ah. It is of Latin origin. From the Greek name Odysseus, meaning "wandering".

Baby names that sound like Dessa are Tessa, Deysi, Deyse, Decia, Dosya, Dasya, Dusa, Tassa, Tessy, Tess, Tesia, Tesa, Tessia, Tossa, Dosia and Tessi. Other similar baby names are Nessa, Desma and Jessa.

Popularity

Dessa is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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