What does Corissa mean?
Corissa /cor-is-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Corissa's name origin is Greek, and the meaning of the name Corissa is "maiden". Corissa is an alternate spelling of Cora (Greek): probably a transcription of Kore. Criss is a common surname.
How popular is Corissa?
Corissa is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Corissa is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Corissa and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Corissa (outside Top 1000) are Cora (#103 in 2014), Cori, Corine, Corinna, Corinne (#727) and Corrina. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3763%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.195%, ▼48.2%), with the versions Cori, Corine and Corinne becoming less trendy. Cora (#103) is the most trendy baby name among these, with this name enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Corissa is alike in pronunciation to Caressa, Carisa, Carissa▼, Carrissa, Karissa▼, Koressa and Korissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Carisia, Carisse, Cerisa, Cerissa, Cerisse, Charissa, Chrissa, Chrissy, Chryssa, Clorissa, Cressa, Crissa, Crissy, Lorissa, Morissa and Norissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corissa.