What does Clarisse mean?
Clarisse /cla-ris-se/ [2 sylls.] 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 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]
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)
Prominent varying forms of Clarisse (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Claire (#44 last year), Clare (#723), Clarissa (#765), Clarisa, Clarice, Claribel and Clarine. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3599%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.2097%, 41.7% less), with the versions Clarissa, Clare, Claribel and Clarice becoming less trendy. Claire (#44) is the most trendy baby name in this list, with this name going through a resurgence in usage. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Clarisse and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)