Meaning Of The Name Dessa | Baby Names | Kidadl


Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Dessa.

The name Dessa is Latin in origin and the meaning of Dessa is ‘wanderer’. This name is a variant form of the name Odessa, which is derived from the Greek name Odysseus. This is where it takes its meaning from, as Odysseus means 'a wanderer in life'. Odysseus is a figure from Greek mythology and was the hero in Homer's epic poem 'The Odyssey'. He was the Prine of Ithaca, which was a small island in the Ionian sea. He was known for his cunning brain and invaded the city of Troy with a giant wooden horse, in which he and his soldiers hid inside. This is where we get the phrase 'a trojan horse' from. He also successfully saved his crew from the wrath of a cyclops. He is one of the greatest Greek heroes, so the name Dessa is associated with strength, power and respect. The name has a number of variants, such as Desa and Odessa.


Dessa is most often associated with the gender: female.

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Spelling of Dessa

D-E-S-S-A , is a 5-letter female given name.

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Qual é Dessa Mina?

Dessa Vez

Dessa Vez Eu Me Rendo (Ao Vivo)

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