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Clarisse

What does Clarisse mean?

Clarisse Pronunciation of Clarisse [clarisse] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the name Clarisse means "bright, famous; fame; most bright, most famous". Clarisse is an alternate form 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).

Associated with: bright (light).

Variations

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

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.

Creative forms:
(female) Ciarisse, Clarishe, ..

(male) Clarisco, Clarisle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Clarisse Daniela (C.D.), ..

How 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)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Clarisse (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Claire (#49 from recent data), Clarissa (#700), Clare (#730), Clarita, Classie, Klarissa, Clarisa, Clarine, Clarene, Claribel, Clarice, Clarinda and Claris. Adoption of these forms of Clarisse reached its apex in 2012 (adoption of 0.46%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 0.43%, 6% less). Claire is the clear favorite, though Clare has grown popular as well, while forms like Clarissa are no longer trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Claire, Clare, Clarene, Claribel, Clarice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarinda, Clarine, Claris, Clarisa, Clarissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarita, Classie, Klarissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Clarisse is alike in pronunciation to Cloris. Other suggested similar names are Alarice, Alisse, Amarissa, Blaise, Caisee, Caisie, Calissa, Caresse, Carie, Carine, Carinne, Caris, Carisa, Carisia, Carisma, Carissa, Carisse, Carlissa, Carlyse, Carrissa, Casse, Celisse, Cerisse, Chalise, Chareese, Charese, Charis, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Charisha, Charisma, Charissa, Charisse, Charitee (see Charity), Charlsie, Charysse, Cheresse, Cheriese, Cherise, Cherisse, Chloress, Chloris, Chrissee, Chrissie, Chrissy, Clairesa (see Clarissa), Claramae, Clarecia, Clarina, Clarizza, Corrissa, Crissie (see Christina), Crissy, Dalisse, Darissa, Elisse, Florise, Karisse, Kharissa, Klarisza, Larissa, Marise, Mariske, Marissa, Marisse, Narissa, Parissa, Patrisse, Raisse, Sarissa, Shanisse, Sharise and Sharissa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Clarisse.

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