It might well be the same as my grandmother's name, Nessie (or Nessa)
-- which was changed to Genessa in Russian and Nettie in English. I
don't have the Hebrew/Yiddish spelling available at the moment.
Don Solomon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Boston, MA USA
Searching: NIMOY, DRUTIN, KATZ (Izyaslav, Volhynia Gub., Ukr.)
SOLOMON, JOSEPH, CAHANE, SEGAL (Iasi, Rom.)