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What does Maressa mean?

Maressa /ma-res-sa/ 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).


Maressa has 12 variants: Mareesa, Mareisa, Mariza, Marrissa, Marysa, Maryssa, Merissa, Meryssa, Moreisa, Morisa, Morissa and Morysa.

Maressa has 5 more relations via Marisa, Marissa: Maricia, Marisha, Marisse, Maritza and Marysia.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Marressa, Marsa, ..

(male) Maresman, Maresmay, ..

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)


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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Maressa and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Maressa (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Marisa (#1352 last year), Marisha, Marissa (#473), Maritza (#1203), Marrissa, Maryssa and Merissa. These relations of Maressa were popular with parents 19 years ago (average #1004) and have become much less widespread since (#1575, 91%), with forms such as Maritza becoming less in vogue. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marisa, Marisha, Marissa, Maritza, Marrissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryssa, Merissa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marissa outside U.S.

Similar Names


Maressa is pronounced similarly to Mauresa, Maurisa and Maurissa. Other suggested similar names are Caresa, Caress, Caressa, Caresse, Carissa, Carressa (see Caresse), Claressa, Cressa, Danessa, Darissa, Jalessa, Janessa, Jeressa, Karensa, Karess, Karessa, Karissa, Karyssa, Katessa, Koressa, Lanessa, Larissa, Laryssa, Majesta, Malissa, Marchessa, Marcia, Mareena, Mareina, Marelda, Marella, Marena, Maretta, Marga, Marika, Maris, Marise, Mariska, Mariske, Maritsa, Marja, Markesha, Markessa, Markia, Marlisa, Marlissa, Marlyssa, Marquessa, Marris, Marsee, Marseea, Marsey, Marsha, Marsia, Maryka, Marys, Maryse, Matresha, Melessa, Narissa, Naryssa, Parissa, Ranessa, Sarissa, Taresa, Teressa, Tressa, Vanessa and Varnessa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maressa.