Meaning and Name Origin
Corissa \c(o)-rissa, cor(is)-sa\ as a girls' name. Corissa's name origin is Greek, and the meaning of the name Corissa is "maiden". Corissa is a variation of Cora (Greek): probably a variant of Kore or Corinna. Seldom used as a birth name for girls.
Corissa has 40 more different forms via Cora: Corabel, Coralee, Coralia, Coralie, Coralin, Coralyn, Coree, Corella, Corena, Corene▼, Coretta, Corey▼, Cori▼, Corie, Corilla, Corine▼, Corinna, Corinne▼, Corita, Corlene, Correen, Corrella, Correna, Correnda, Correne, Correy, Corri, Corrie▼, Corrina, Corrine▼, Corry, Cory, Corynna, Corynne, Kora▲, Koretta, Korilla, Korina, Korinne and Korynna.
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 the girl name Corissa and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Corissa (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Cora (#103 in 2014), Corene, Corey, Cori, Corine, Corinna, Corinne (#727), Corrie, Corrina, Corrine, Cory and Kora (#691). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 and are somewhat less popular today, with versions such as Corene, Corey, Corine, Corrie and Corrine becoming somewhat dated. Cora (#103) and Kora (#691) are two of the more trendy baby names among these, with Cora enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.