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What does Karysa mean?

Karysa Pronunciation of Karysa [karysa] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Karysa is "very dear". Karysa is a variant form of Karissa (Greek): see also Carissa.

Associated with: greek.


Karysa has 3 variants: Karessa, Karisa and Karyssa.

1 more alternative form via Karissa: Karess.

Creative forms:
(female) Karyka, Korysa, ..

(male) Karydar, Karyke, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karysa Melody (K.M.), ..

How popular is Karysa?

Karysa is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Karysa is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Karisa and Karissa (#1253 from current records) are the popular varying forms of Karysa (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Karysa were favored 2 decades ago (average #778) and are now significantly less common (#1626, 84.5%), with the form Karissa becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Karysa is alike in pronunciation to Caresa, Caressa, Carisa, Carissa, Carrisa, Charisa, Corisa, Coryssa, Karrisa, Kharissa, Koressa, Korissa and Koryssa. Other suggested similar names are Carys, Darya, Kaeya, Kalisa, Kalyssa, Kalysta, Kamyla, Karas, Karena, Karensa, Karima, Karina, Karis, Karisma, Karita, Karla, Karlla, Karlyta, Karma, Karmia, Karna, Karrla, Kary, Karyl, Karyll, Karyn, Karyne, Karynna, Karys, Kasya, Katrisa, Katrya, Katryna, Kaya, Kayla, Kayse, Kaysy, Khris, Kirsi, Klarisa, Klarysa, Krisia, Krisy, Krysia, Krysta, Larisa, Marisa, Marya, Maryka, Marys, Marysa, Maryse, Marysia, Maryssa, Maysa, Morysa (see Marisa), Naryssa, Saryna, Taryna, Varya, Yaryna and Zarya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karysa.

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