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pinWhat does Clarisse mean?

Clarisse /cla-ris-se/ as a name for girls. Clarisse's root is Latin, and the name Clarisse means "bright, famous; fame; most bright, most famous". Clarisse is an alternate form, with the suffix -sse, of Claire (Latin): French variant of Clara. Clarisse is also a variation of Clarice (Latin). Clarisse is also used as a variation of Clarissa (Latin).


Clarisse has 11 variants: Clairice, Claris, Clarise, Claryce, Clayrice, Clerisse, Cleryce, Clerysse, Klarice, Klarise and Klaryce.

Clarisse has 27 more alternative forms via Claire, Clarice, Clarissa: Clairessa, Clairissa, Clare, Clarene, Claresa, Claressa, Claresta, Clari, Claribel, Clarica, Clarie, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissia, Clarita, Claritza, Clariza, Clarrie, Clarrisa, Clarrissa, Classie, Clayrissa, Clerissa, Clorissa, Klarisa and Klarissa.

Kreatif forms: Clarissi, Clarissue. [more]

pinHow popular is Clarisse?

Clarisse is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Clarisse is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent varying forms of Clarisse (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Claire (#44 2 years ago), Clare (#723), Clarissa (#765), Clarisa, Clarice, Claribel and Clarine. Usage of these forms of Clarisse reached its apex during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3599%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.2097%, 41.7% less). Claire is the clear favorite, and Clare is now less popular. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Clarisse and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Claire, Clare, Claribel, Clarice, Clarine in U.S.

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

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Carisse and Charisse. These names tend to be more commonly used than Clarisse.