Origin of the name ANISA.
Etymology of the name ANISA.
Meaning of the baby name ANISA.


ANISA (أنيسة).  Arabic name, derived from the vocabulary word (ûnîsa), meaning "intimate friend," and also "woman." (Rudiments of the Arabic-Vulgar of Morocco, Lerchundi, 1900).  Also spelled Anisah and Annissa.
    Anisa Marie Mehdi, of Iraqi and Canadian descent, is an Emmy Award winning film director and journalist. (Wiki)

... First, the name of the king of Tana, Amîanshi, or, to be more exact, Am-muï-en-shi, i.e. Ammî-anisha.  This name, which means "my uncle (i.e. God, as my paternal friend) is propitious," is found in South Arabian inscriptions under the form Ammî-anisa: the Arabs in the time of Mohammed made a deity whom they called 'Amm-anas, out of a certain famous 'Ammi-anisa of the land of Khaulân... (The Ancient Hebrew Tradition As Illustrated by the Monuments, Hommel, 1897)


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