Traits associated with the name Nessa:

Dogs named Nessa tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Nessa?

Naming your dog Nessa suggests that you are creative and have a strong connection to nature. It could also suggest that you are a romantic person who values relationships and loyalty.

Is Nessa a good dog name?

Nessa has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Nessa isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Nessa is found in these categories:


  • Nessa ranks #3,114 with users of
  • Nessa ranks #2,998 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Nessa ranks #2,127 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Nessa is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Most popular breeds named Nessa:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Australian Cattle Dog
  4. American Pitbull Terrier
  5. Dalmatian

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Dog names like Nessa:

a large aquatic animal supposed to resemble a serpent or plesiosaur of Loch Ness in Scotland
Gaelic Form of Nancy, Meaning Gracious
Nessa dog name meaning

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Rae (Kentucky, United States)
My honey brought me home a red heeler puppy. I named her Nessa
April 28, 2022

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