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What does Kharissa mean?

Kharissa Pronunciation of Kharissa [kharis-sa] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Kharissa is "beloved; grace". Kharissa is an alternate form of Carissa (Latin, Greek): simplified spelling of Charissa.

Associated with: greek, grace.


Kharissa has 7 variants: Caresa, Caressa, Carisa, Carrisa, Carrissa, Karisa and Karissa.

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Middle name pairings:
Kharissa Sawyer (K.S.), ..

How popular is Kharissa?

Kharissa is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Kharissa is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Kharissa (outside Top 2000) are Karissa (#1253 via latest list), Carissa (#1412), Karisa, Charissa and Carisa. Usage of these forms of Kharissa was common among parents in 1992 (usage of 0.1%) and has become much diminished since, with versions like Carissa falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Kharissa is pronounced similarly to Charisa, Corissa, Corrissa, Karessa, Karrisa, Karysa, Karyssa, Koressa, Korissa and Koryssa. Other suggested similar names are Analissa, Carisia, Charesa, Charis, Charish, Charisma, Charisse, Chariza, Charmisa, Cherisse, Chrissa, Christa, Chryssa, Clairissa, Clarissa, Clarrissa, Clayrissa, Clerissa, Clorissa, Crissa, Dhariana, Kadisha, Kalisha, Kalissa, Kalyssa, Kaprisha, Kariana, Karima, Karina, Karinya, Karisha, Khristal, Khristya (see Christina), Khrysta, Klarisa, Klarissa, Krisia, Krissy, Krista, Krisy, Krysia, Larisa, Larisha, Laryssa, Lerissa, Lorissa, Malissa, Marissa, Maritsa, Marrissa, Maryssa, Merissa, Morissa, Phalisha, Sarissa, Shalisa, Shanessa, Sharina, Sharise, Sharita, Sharlisa, Sherisa, Sherissa, Thalassa and Trissa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kharissa.

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