What does Karyssa mean?
Karyssa /ka-rys-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Karyssa's name origin is Greek, and the meaning of Karyssa is "very dear". Karyssa is an alternate spelling of Karissa (Greek): see also Carissa. Kassa is a familiar surname.
Karyssa has 1 more related variation via Karissa: Karess.Kreatif forms: Karryssa, Karsa, Karysma. [more]
How popular is Karyssa?
Karyssa is a rare given name for women. Karyssa is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Karyssa and related names. Karissa is the only popular varying form of Karyssa (outside Top 1000). This girl name reached the apex of its popularity in 1991 (usage of 0.694%) and has become much less popular since, with Karissa becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Karyssa is alike in pronunciation to Caressa, Carissa▼, Coryssa, Karrisa, Kharissa, Koressa, Korissa and Koryssa. Other suggested similar baby names are Kalyssa, Karisha, Karisse, Karys, Klaryssa, Krissa, Krysia, Kryssa, Kryssi, Laryssa, Maryssa and Naryssa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karyssa.