Meaning and name origin
Maressa \m(a)-ressa, mar(es)-sa\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maressa is "of the sea". Maressa is a variant of Marisa (Latin): variant of Maria. Also a variant of Marissa (Latin).
Maressa is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Maressa is also pronounced similarly to Mauresa and Maurissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Caressa, Karessa, Marisha, Mariska, Marisse, Markessa, Marsha, Marsia and Marysia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maressa.