What does Lorissa mean?
Lorissa /lor-is-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Lorissa's root is Latin, and the name Lorissa means "cheerful". Lorissa is an alternate spelling of Larissa (Latin): form of Lara. Compare surname Lariosa.
How popular is Lorissa?
Lorissa is an unusual given name for women. Lorissa is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Lorissa and related names. Popular related forms of Lorissa (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Lissa and Larissa. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 1994 (usage of 0.3185%) and are now much less popular, with the version Larissa becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)