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What does Charisse mean?

Charisse Pronunciation of Charisse [charisse] as a name for girls is a Greek and Latin name, and the name Charisse means "cherry; grace; dear, beloved". Charisse is an alternate form of Cerise (English, French): modern coinage from French "cerise". Charisse is also a derivative of Charis (Greek): from "kharis". Charisse is also used as a derivative of Charity (Latin).

Associated with: greek, cherry (tree), grace.


Charisse has 7 variants: Chareese, Charese, Charice, Charise, Charysse, Cherise and Sherise.

28 more alternative forms via Cerise, Charis, Charity: Caressa, Carisa, Carisia, Carissa, Carisse, Carrissa, Cerissa, Cerisse, Charesa, Chari, Charidy, Charie, Chariety, Charisa, Charish, Charisha, Charissa, Charista, Charita, Charitee, Charitey, Chariti, Charitye, Chariza, Karissa, Karisse, Sharitee and Sharitye.

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Middle name pairings:
Charisse Daleyza (C.D.), ..

How popular is Charisse?

Charisse is a very prominent first name for women (#1522 out of 4276, Top 36%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charisse entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #916 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charisse name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Charisse are Charity (#1218 the previous year), Karissa (#1253), Carissa (#1412), Cherise, Charissa, Charis, Charise and Carisa. Adoption of these forms of Charisse reached its highest in 1992 (median #1324) and is now much diminished.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charisse, Carisa, Carissa, Charis, Charise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charissa, Charity, Cherise, Karissa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Charisse and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Charisse is pronounced similarly to Chereese, Cherese, Cheresse, Cherice, Cheriese, Cherisse, Cherrise, Cheryse, Shareese, Sharice, Sharise and Sharyse. Other suggested similar names are Amarissa, Calissa, Caprise, Caresa, Caress, Carlyse, Casse, Ceirios, Cerese, Chalise, Chalyse, Chanise, Charelle, Charil, Charill (see Charlotte), Charilyn, Charisma, Charlene, Charline, Charlisa, Charlize, Charmene, Charmese, Charmiane, Chassy, Cheerish, Cherece, Cherie, Cherilee, Cherish, Cherrish, Cheryce, Chrisie, Chrissee, Chrissta (see Christina), Chrissti, Chrisstie (see Christina), Chrissy, Christel, Christey (see Christy), Christie, Christl, Claressa, Clarissa, Clarissia, Clayrissa, Clerissa, Clorissa, Corissa, Coryssa, Cressa, Cris, Crissey, Crissy, Dalisse, Klarise, Klarissa, Mariske, Marissa, Raisse, Sarissa, Shalise and Shanisse. These names tend to be less commonly used than Charisse.

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