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Karissa meaning and name origin

Karissa \k(a)-rissa, kar(is)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced ka-RISS-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Karissa is "very dear". See also Carissa.

Karissa has 5 variant forms: Karess, Karessa, Karisa, Karysa and Karyssa.

For more information, see also the related name Charis.

Karissa is also pronounced similarly to Caressa, Carisa, Carrissa, Corissa, Karrisa, Kharissa, Koressa, Korissa and Koryssa. Other suggested similar baby names are Darissa, Kalissa, Karis, Karisha, Karisma, Karisse, Klarissa, Krisia, Krissa, Krissy, Kryssa, Larissa, Marissa, Narissa, Parissa and Sarissa.

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Popularity of Karissa

Karissa is a very popular first name for females (#1577 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Karissa name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Karissa with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Karissa name in U.S.
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