What does Karisa mean?
Karisa [karisa] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Karisa means "beloved; grace; very dear". Karisa is an alternate spelling of Carissa (Latin, Greek): simplified spelling of Charissa. Karisa is also a variant of Charis (Greek). Karisa is also used as a variant of Karissa (Greek).
(female) Keerisa, Kerisa, ..
(male) Karika, Karios, .. Middle name pairings:
Karisa Joanna (K.J.), ..
How popular is Karisa?
Karisa is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3711 out of 4276, Top 87%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Karisa was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1110 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Karissa (#1253 a year ago), Karis (#1257), Carissa (#1412), Charise, Charis, Carisa and Charissa are the popular related forms of Karisa listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Karess, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Karisa reached its highest in 1992 (adoption of 0.11%) and is now much diminished (adoption 0.02%, down 81%).
Karisa is alike in pronunciation to Corisa, Corissa, Koressa, Korissa and Koryssa. Other recommended names are Carina▼, Carisma, Carlisa, Clarisa▼, Daria, Darina, Farica, Farina, Jalisa▼, Jarica, Kacia, Kadiya, Kaira, Kalifa, Kalina, Kalisa, Kalissa, Kamila▲, Kara▼, Karaina, Kareima, Kareina, Karensa, Kari▼, Karida, Karimah, Karin▼, Karina▼, Karine, Karinna, Karinya, Karisma, Karita, Karma, Karmita, Karna, Karrina, Katia, Katica, Katiya, Katria, Katrina▼, Kazia, Khrista, Kirsi, Klarika, Klarisa, Klarise, Krisia, Krista▼, Larita, Mareisa, Marisa▼, Marise, Marisha, Marissa▼, Marita, Narcisa, Paris, Parisa, Parish, Parissa, Sarika, Sarina, Sharisa, Taisa, Tarina, Trisa, Yarina and Zarita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Karisa.See names in meaning and etymology.