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What does Corissa mean?

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.


Corissa has 4 variants: Corisa, Corrissa, Coryssa and Koryssa.

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 Corissa and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Corissa (#unlisted) 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 (usage of 0.2697%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1233%, down 54.3%), 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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cora, Corene, Corey, Cori, Corine, Corinna, Corinne, Corrie, Corrina, Corrine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cory, Kora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Corissa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.