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The name Nerissa is of Greek origins and it is traditionally used by parents who are looking for a name for their daughter. It is said to be derived from the Greek name Nereid, the name of the daughters of the Greek mythological god Nereus who was the god of the sea. According to these origins, the meaning of Nerissa is ‘nymph’, ‘born from the sea’, or simply ‘from the sea’. The name was used in 'The Merchant Of Venice' by Shakespeare as the name of the witty confidante of Portia, Nerissa.

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n-e-r-i-s-s-a
, is a 7-letter female given name.

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