Meaning of the Irish name Nessa. Listen and learn how to pronounce Nessa so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name.
MEANING: Nessa was the mother of Conchobhar (Conor) Mac Nessa, king of Ulster. A powerful and beautiful woman, ambitious for her son, she tricked her second husband, Fergus, into giving up his kingdom to his stepson, Conchobhar (Conor), for a year, but Conchobhar (Conor) ruled so wisely and so well that the people chose him to be their permanent king.
GENDER: Girl | Female
IRISH NAME: Nessa Neasa
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Nessa and read along with the meaning)