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What does Karyssa mean?

Karyssa Pronunciation of Karyssa as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Karyssa is "very dear". Karyssa is an alternate spelling of Karissa (Greek): see also Carissa.

ASSOCIATED WITH Kar-, -sa, greek


VARIANTS Karysa, Karisa, Karessa




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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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Karissa (#1253 VIA LATEST LIST) and Karisa are the popular varying forms of Karyssa (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). These relations of Karyssa were favored as birth names 2 decades ago (AVERAGE #778) and have become much less common since, with the version Karissa becoming somewhat outmoded. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Karyssa is alike in pronunciation to Caresa, Caressa, Carisa, Carissa, Carressa, Carrisa, Carrissa, Corissa, Coryssa, Karrisa, Kharissa, Koressa, Korissa and Koryssa. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bryssa, Calyssa, Chryssa, Darissa, Kalissa, Kalyssa, Kalysta, Karas, Karensa, Karis, Karisha, Karisma, Karisse, Karyna, Karynna, Karys, Katessa, Khrysta, Klarissa, Klarysa, Klaryssa, Krisia, Krissa, Krissy, Krysia, Kryssa, Kryssi (see Christine), Krysta, Larissa, Laryssa, Maressa, Marissa, Marlyssa, Marysa, Marysia, Maryssa, Meryssa, Narcyssa, Narissa, Naryssa, Neryssa, Parissa, Sarissa and Talyssa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karyssa.

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