A names, Anise, Arabic, Egyptian, Female, Nature, Virtues/Attributes


Anisa is an Arabic female name, the feminine form of Anis meaning “friendly, friend, companion, companionable”. Anisa is also a variant form of Anise, the name of a flowering plant in the Mediterranean used as an herb and spice. The name comes from Latin anisum meaning “anise” derived from Ancient Greek anison which seems to be derived from an Egyptian source.

Origin: Arabic, Egyptian



  • Aneesa (Arabic)
  • Anesa (Bosnian)
  • Enisa (Bosnian)
  • Enise (Bosnian)
  • Annisa (Bosnian)
  • Anise (English)


Male forms:

  • Anis (Arabic)
  • Anas (Arabic)
  • Anass (Arabic)
  • Enis (Bosnian)
  • Enes (Bosnian, Turkish)


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