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Meaning and name origin

Clorissa \c-lo-rissa, clor(is)-sa\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Clorissa is "most bright, most famous". Clorissa is a variant of Clarissa (Latin): Latin version of Clarice occasionally found in medieval documents and made famous by Samuel Richardson's novel "Clarissa", also known as "the History of a Young Lady" (1748).


Clorissa has 14 variant forms: Clairesa, Clairessa, Clairissa, Claresa, Claressa, Clarisa, Clarissia, Clariza, Clarrisa, Clarrissa, Clerissa, Klarisa, Klarissa, Klarrisa.


Clorissa is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Clorissa and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Clarissa (#765) and Clarisa. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Clorissa is also pronounced similarly to Clayrissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Clarisse, Clerisse, Cloris and Corissa. Like Clorissa, these names are not commonly used.