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Karess

What does Karess mean?

Karess Pronunciation of Karess [ka-ress] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the name Karess means "very dear". Karess is an alternate form of Karissa (Greek): see also Carissa.

Associated with: greek.

Variations

4 alternative forms via Karissa: Karessa, Karisa, Karysa and Karyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Kiress, Koress, ..

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Karess Daria (K.D.), ..

How popular is Karess?

Karess is an uncommon given name for women. Karess is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Karess (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Karissa (#1253 from recent data) and Karisa. These forms of Karess reached the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (median #778) and are now significantly less conventional (#1626, down 84%), with the version Karissa becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karisa, Karissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Karess is alike in pronunciation to Caress, Caresse, Caris, Carisse, Carys, Karas, Karis, Karisse and Karys. Other suggested similar names are Aeress, Caresa, Caressa, Janess, Karee, Kareen, Karel, Karen, Karena, Karene, Karensa, Karisha, Karrisa, Kass, Katessa, Kharissa, Khris, Kirsi, Koressa, Korissa, Koryssa, Kris, Krisi, Krissa, Krissy, Krisy, Kryssa, Kryssi (see Christine), Maressa, Sarese and Taresa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Karess.

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