Meaning and Name Origin
Crissa \c-rissa, cr(is)-sa\ as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Crissa means "follower of Christ". Crissa is a variation of Christy (Latin): pet form of Christina and Christine, and in Scotland and Ireland, of Christopher. Only rarely used as a name for baby girls.
Crissa has 18 more related variations via Christy: Christey, Christi▼, Christie▼, Chrystie, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy▼, Khristie, Khristy, Krista▼, Kristee, Kristey, Kristi▼, Kristie▼, Kristy▼, Krystee, Krystie and Krysty.
Crissa is an uncommon first name for females. Crissa is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Crissa and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Crissa (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Chrissy, Christi, Christie, Christy, Crissy, Cristy, Krista, Kristi, Kristie and Kristy. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 and are now much less widespread, with versions like Cristy, Krista, Kristi, Kristie and Kristy becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Crissa is pronounced similarly to Chryssa, Cressa, Cressy, Crissey, Krissa, Krissy and Kryssa. Other recommended similar baby names are Brissa, Caressa, Carisa, Carisia, Carissa▼, Carisse, Carrissa, Cerisa, Cerissa, Cerisse, Charissa, Corisa, Corissa, Corrissa, Coryssa, Cris, Crista and Trissa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Crissa.