What does Clorissa mean?
Clorissa /clor-is-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Clorissa means "most bright, most famous". Clorissa is an alternate spelling of Clarissa (Latin) with the prefix Clo-.
How popular is Clorissa?
Clorissa is an unusual given name for women. Clorissa is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Clorissa (not ranked) are Clara (#108 a year ago), Clare (#723), Clarisa and Clarissa (#765). Variants like Clarisse are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in 1994 (usage of 0.5118%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.351%, ▼31.4%), with the forms Clare and Clarissa becoming less trendy. Clara (#108) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these, with this name enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Clorissa and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)