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What does Lerissa mean?

Lerissa Pronunciation of Lerissa [leris-sa] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Lerissa means "cheerful". Lerissa is a version of Larissa (Latin): version of Lara.

Associated with: cheerful (joy).


Lerissa has 3 variants: Larisa, Laryssa and Lorissa.

2 more related forms via Larissa: Lissa and Lyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Leissa, Lorsa, ..

(male) Lerisle, Lerisly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lerissa Sariyah (L.S.), ..

How popular is Lerissa?

Lerissa is a rare given name for women. Lerissa is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Larissa (#1159 via latest list), Lyssa, Lissa and Larisa are the popular alternative forms of Lerissa (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Lerissa was common among parents 21 years ago (median #1469) and is now much diminished. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Larisa, Larissa, Lissa, Lyssa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Brissa, Carissa, Cerisa, Cerissa, Cerisse, Chrissa, Clerissa, Corissa, Crissa, Darissa, Delissa, Denissa, Jelissa, Jeressa, Karissa, Korissa, Krissa, Lacrissa, Larisha, Leisa, Leisha, Lekisha, Letisha, Loris, Lyrica, Lyricia, Lyris, Marissa, Melissa, Merissa, Meryssa, Morissa, Narissa, Neriss, Nerissa, Neryssa, Norissa, Parissa, Sarissa, Sherissa, Teressa and Trissa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lerissa.

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