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What does Koryssa mean?

Koryssa Pronunciation of Koryssa [ko-rys-sa] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Koryssa is "maiden". Koryssa is an alternate form of Cora (Greek): probably a transcription of Kore. Koryssa is also a derivative of Kora (Greek).

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Koryssa has 6 variants: Corisa, Corissa, Corrissa, Coryssa, Koressa and Korissa.

12 more related forms via Cora, Kora: Coryna, Corynna, Korella, Korena, Korenda, Koretta, Korilla, Korina, Korinna, Korrina, Koryne and Korynna.

Creative forms:
(female) Keryssa, Kiryssa, ..

(male) Koryson, ..

Middle name pairings:
Koryssa Alanis (K.A.), ..

How popular is Koryssa?

Koryssa is an unusual given name for women. Koryssa is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cora (#88 from current records), Kora (#623), Korina and Corissa are the popular variation forms of Koryssa (not ranked). Other variants, like Corynna, are seldom used. These forms of Koryssa were at the apex of their popularity 135 years ago (adoption of 0.64%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.28%, down 57%). Cora has been the most well-known version, though Kora has become trendy as well over time. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cora, Corissa, Kora, Korina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Koryssa is alike in pronunciation to Caressa, Carissa, Karessa, Karisa, Karissa, Karrisa, Karysa, Karyssa and Kharissa. Other recommended names are Bryssa, Chryssa, Kalyssa, Karess, Karisha, Karisse, Karys, Khrysta, Klaryssa, Krisia, Krissa, Krissy, Krysia, Kryssa, Kryssi (see Christine), Krysta, Laryssa, Lorissa, Maryssa, Meryssa, Morissa, Morysa (see Marisa), Naryssa, Neryssa and Norissa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Koryssa.

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