Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Hessa f. A hypocoristic of any of various names beginning with Old Saxon hētha, Old High German heida, Gothic haiþi 'heath'.

France
Latin
1194 Hescelina (nom) CartNDdOurscamp CLVI; 1267 Hecelina (nom) NDParisII 2-II
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Hessa". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Hessa.