What does Karessa mean?
Karessa /ka-res-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Karessa's name origin is Greek, and Karessa means "very dear". Karessa is a variant transcription of Karissa (Greek): see also Carissa. Kares is a conventional last name.
Karessa has 1 more related variation via Karissa: Karess.Kreatif forms: Katressa, Keiressa, Kyressa. [more]
How popular is Karessa?
Karessa is an uncommon given name for women. Karessa is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Karessa and affiliated names. Karissa is the only prominent varying form of Karessa (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Variants like Karess are seldom used. Adoption of this girl name was at its apex in 1991 (usage of 0.694%) and is now significantly less, with Karissa becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Karessa is pronounced similarly to Caresa, Caressa, Carissa▼, Carressa, Karrisa, Kharissa, Koressa, Korissa and Koryssa. Other recommended similar baby names are Karensa, Karisha, Karisse, Katessa, Krissa, Kryssa and Maressa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karessa.