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What does Charissa mean?

Charissa /char-is-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Charissa is "grace". Modern elaboration of Charis, perhaps influenced by Clarissa.


Charissa has 1 variant: Kharissa.

Affiliated girl names: Carissa and Charity.

Charissa has 50 more related variations via Charis, Clarissa: Caressa, Carisa, Carisia, Carisse, Carrissa, Chareese, Charesa, Charese, Chari, Charice, Charie, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Charisha, Charisse, Charista, Charysse, Cherise, Clairesa, Clairessa, Clairissa, Clara, Clare, Clarecia, Claresa, Claressa, Clarica, Claris, Clarisa, Clarisse, Clarissia, Clariza, Clarrie, Clarrisa, Clarrissa, Clarry, Classie, Clerissa, Clorissa, Karas, Karis, Karisa, Karissa, Karisse, Karrisa, Klarisa, Klarissa, Klarrisa and Sherisa.

Kreatif forms: Charisce, Charisna, Chirissa. [more]

How popular is Charissa?

Charissa is a very popular first name for women (#1795 out of 4276, Top 42%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Charissa for girls. Charissa was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #961 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Charissa name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Charissa and related names. Carisa, Carissa, Charisse, Charity, Cherise, Clara (#108 last year), Clare (#723), Clarisa, Clarissa (#765), Karis and Karissa are the popular related forms of Charissa rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1994 (usage of 0.3233%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.117%, down 63.8%), with the forms Carissa, Charity, Clare, Clarissa and Karissa becoming somewhat dated. Clara (#108) is the most trendy girl name in this list, and there is also a rebound in baby name popularity for this name. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Charissa, Carisa, Carissa, Charisse, Charity in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cherise, Clara, Clare, Clarisa, Clarissa in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karis, Karissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Charissa is alike in pronunciation to Chariza, Cherisa, Sharisa, Sharissa and Sherissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Cerissa, Charisma, Cherisse, Chrissa, Chrissy, Chryssa, Corissa, Corrissa and Crissa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Charissa.