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What does Carlissa mean?

Carlissa Pronunciation of Carlissa [carlis-sa] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Carlissa is "free man". Carlissa is an alternate spelling of Carla (Old German).


Carlissa has 3 variants: Carleeza, Carlisa and Carlissia.

24 more alternative forms via Carla: Carlana, Carleesia, Carlena, Carleta, Carletha, Carletta, Carli, Carlia, Carlicia, Carlie, Carlin, Carlina, Carliqua, Carlis, Carlise, Carlisha, Carlisia, Carlista, Carlita, Carlla, Carlonda, Carlreca, Carlyse and Karlita.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Carlissa Jessalyn (C.J.), ..

How popular is Carlissa?

Carlissa is an uncommon first name for females. Carlissa is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Carla (#873 last year), Carletta, Carli (#1521) and Carlie (#1047) are the prominent varying forms of Carlissa (not ranked). Other variants, like Carlonda, are seldom used. These relations of Carlissa were favored 55 years ago (average #1375) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1360, 88%), with the form Carla becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carla, Carletta, Carli, Carlie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carla outside U.S.