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What does Lorissa mean?

Lorissa /lor-is-sa/ as a name for girls. Lorissa's root is Latin, and the name Lorissa means "cheerful". Lorissa is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Lo-, of Larissa (Latin): form of Lara.

Associated with: cheerful (joy).


Lorissa has 3 variants: Larisa, Laryssa and Lerissa.

Lorissa has 2 more alternative forms via Larissa: Lissa and Lyssa.

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

(male) Lorislan, Lorisle, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Below is a charted analysis of the history of the girl name Lorissa and related names. Popular related forms of Lorissa (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Larissa (#1094 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. (2014 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.