Origin of the name BESA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name BESA.
BESA.f. Albanian name, meaning "oath." It is
the same as the Arabic masculine name below.
BESA.m. Variant form of Arabic Bes
"oath." Dickens mentions Shah Besa, on whose tomb
Persians made the oath "by the holy grave."
the Year Round, Dickens, v.41, 1878). Usage: Egypt, Persia.
Besa, another form of the
Arabic deity Bes,
which was introduced into Egypt where it was regarded as a form of
Typhon or Baal.
(An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).