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What does Lorissa mean?

Lorissa Pronunciation of Lorissa [loris-sa] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the name Lorissa means "cheerful". Lorissa is an alternate spelling of Larissa (Latin): form of Lara.

Associated with: cheerful (joy).


Lorissa has 3 variants: Larisa, Laryssa and Lerissa.

2 more alternative forms via Larissa: Lissa and Lyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Loissa, Lorice, ..

(male) Loriser, Lorisle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lorissa Emmie (L.E.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Lorissa (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Larissa (#1159 from recent data), Lyssa, Lissa and Larisa. These forms of Lorissa were favored as baby names in 1994 (median #1469) and are now much less common, with the version Larissa going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Boriska, Brissa, Carissa, Cerissa, Chrissa, Clorissa, Corisa, Corissa, Corrissa, Coryssa, Crissa, Darissa, Dorisa, Jolissa, Karissa, Koressa, Korissa, Koryssa, Krissa, Lacrissa, Larisha, Loria, Loriana, Lorinda, Loris, Lorita, Louisa, Lovisa, Lyrica, Lyricia, Lyris, Marissa, Merissa, Molissa, Morisa, Morissa, Narissa, Nerissa, Norissa, Parissa, Sarissa and Trissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lorissa.

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