What does Amarissa mean?
Amarissa /am-ar-is-sa/ [4 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and Amarissa means "promised by God". Amarissa is a variant form of Amaris (Hebrew). Compare surname Amavisca.
How popular is Amarissa?
Amarissa is an unusual given name for females. Amarissa is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Amari (#524 a year ago) and Amaris are the popular varying forms of Amarissa (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in 2004 (usage of 0.3685%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.238%, down 35.4%). Amari (#524) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Amarissa and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)