Sessa

  • Origin: Italian
  • Gender: girl
Martha Martins
Feb 07, 2024 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Sep 29, 2022
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The meaning of the name Sessa is ‘blind’. The name is most often given to persons of the female gender. This name may also reference one who belongs to the Caecilius family. It may also mean 'heavenly lily'. The name comes from an Italian origin associated with Sessa Cliento, a province in Salerno, or Sessa Aurunca, a province in Caserta, Italy. Places with the name include Sessa in the Ticino municipality of Switzerland, a town in Campania’s Province of Caserta called Sessa Aurunca, and Sessa Cliento in Salerno Province in Italy. The name of Roman Catholic Diocese in the Southern part of Italy is also called the Diocese of Sessa Aurunca. Some notable people with the name include the Duke of Sessa, a title of nobility in Spain awarded by Ferdinand II to Gonzalo Fernandez de Cordoba in the 16th century. The Dukedom covered the Kingdom of Naples at the time (now known as Sessa Aurunca). Gastón Alejandro Sessa was a former soccer player in Argentina. He played as a goalkeeper in several clubs and won several individual and team honors. In Indian mythology, Sessa (Sissa) is an ancient Indian Brahmin mathematician who was the inventor of Chaturanga, a game considered the predecessor to chess. He is also the personality behind the Wheat and Chessboard Problem, which has been a foundation for several philosophical and mathematical questions. Another notable person with the name is Ben Sessa, the author of ‘The Psychedelic Renaissance'.

Gender

Sessa is most often associated with the gender: female.
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Spelling Of Sessa

S-E-S-S-A, 5-letter female given name.

Nicknames

  • Sessie
  • Sessy

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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