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pinWhat does Karissa mean?

Karissa /ka-ris-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' 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 variants: Karess, Karessa, Karisa, Karysa and Karyssa.

Related girl name: Charis.

Karissa has 8 more relations via Carissa: Caresa, Caressa, Caris, Carisa, Carrisa, Carrissa, Charissa and Kharissa.

Kreatif forms: Karisna, Kerissa. [more]

pinHow popular is Karissa?

Karissa is a very popular first name for women (#1577 out of 4276, Top 37%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Karissa for girls. Karissa was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #306 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karissa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karissa outside U.S.

Charissa, Carissa and Carisa are the popular variation forms of Karissa rated in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 1992 (usage of 0.363%) and are now much less popular, with the versions Karissa and Carissa becoming less stylish. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Karissa and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karissa, Carisa, Carissa, Charissa in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Karissa is pronounced similarly to Corissa, Karrisa, 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. These names tend to be less frequently used than Karissa.