What does Carisa mean?
Carisa [carisa] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and Carisa means "beloved; grace". Carisa is an alternate form of Carissa (Latin, Greek): simplified spelling of Charissa. Carisa is also a variation of Charis (Greek).
20 more related forms via Carissa, Charis: Caris, Carisia, Carisse, Charesa, Charese, Chari, Charice, Charie, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Charisha, Charissa, Charisse, Charista, Cherise, Karas, Karis, Karisse and Sherisa.Creative forms:
(female) Carica, Ciarisa, ..
(male) Carias, Carica, .. Middle name pairings:
Carisa Allison (C.A.), ..
How popular is Carisa?
Carisa is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2887 out of 4276, Top 68%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Carisa was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #952 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Karissa (#1253 via latest list), Karis (#1257), Carissa (#1412), Cherise, Karisa, Charissa, Charis, Charise and Charisse are the prominent alternative forms of Carisa. Adoption of these forms of Carisa reached its highest in 1992 (usage of 0.1%) and is now significantly reduced, with versions like Karissa falling out of fashion.
Carisa is pronounced similarly to Carressa, Corisa, Corissa, Corrissa, Coryssa, Karessa, Karysa, Karyssa and Korissa. Other suggested similar names are Cacia, Calina, Calissa, Calista▼, Caprise, Caress, Cariel, Carin, Carina▼, Carine, Carita, Carlisa, Carlisha, Carlissa, Carma, Carna, Carola, Casia, Cearia, Cerese, Cericia, Cerisa, Cerise, Cerissa, Charisma, Chariza, Cheresa, Chris▼, Chrisie, Chrissy, Christa▼, Claresa, Clariza, Corina▼, Crissa, Crissy, Cyrina, Czarina, Daria, Dorisa, Farica, Farina, Jalisa▼, Jarika, Kalisa, Karina▼, Karita, Klarisa, Larina, Larisha, Maisa, Marina▼, Maris, Marisa▼, Mariska, Marissa▼, Maritsa, Mariza, Morisa, Narcisa, Parish, Raisa, Sarita, Sharisa, Tarina and Zaria. These names tend to be less frequently used than Carisa.See names in meaning and etymology.