What does Maressa mean?
Maressa /ma-res-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Maressa's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Maressa is "star of the sea". Maressa is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -essa, of Marisa (Latin): form of Maria, Maris. Maressa is also a derivative of Marissa (Latin).
How popular is Maressa?
Maressa is an uncommon given name for females. Maressa is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Maressa and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Maressa (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Marisa, Marissa (#473 last year) and Maritza. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 1994 (usage of 0.7847%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.1757%, ▼77.6%), with the forms Marisa and Maritza becoming less in vogue. Marissa (#473) is the most trendy baby name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Maressa is pronounced similarly to Mauresa and Maurissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Caressa, Karessa, Mariska, Markessa, Marsha▼ and Marsia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maressa.