What does Marisa mean?
Marisa /mar-isa/ as a girls' name is pronounced ma-REES-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marisa is "star of the sea". Variant of Maria, Maris, or Marissa. Actresses Marisa Berenson, Marisa Tomei.
Marisa▼ has 28 more different relations via Maria, Maris, Marissa: Maree, Mariah, Marialisa, Maricia, Marie▼, Marietta▼, Marika, Marisabel, Marise, Marisha, Marissa▼, Marisse, Maritza▼, Mariza, Marja, Marris, Marrissa, Marya, Marys, Maryse, Maryssa, Mayra▼, Mayria, Meris, Merissa, Meryssa, Moriah and Morissa.Kreatif forms:
(female) Marsi, Masisa, ..
(male) Marios, Marisare, ..
How popular is Marisa?
Marisa is a very prominent first name for women (#641 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name statistics of Marisa for girls. Marisa entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #145 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is currently at #1352. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Maria (#115 in recent rankings), Mary (#120), Mariah (#136), Marissa (#473), Marie (#579), Moriah (#977), Maritza (#1203), Mayra (#1411), Maryssa, Merissa, Risa, Marisha, Marietta, Marika, Maris, Maree and Marrissa are the prominent related forms of Marisa (#1352 in recent rankings). Other forms, like Marys, are uncommon. These relations of Marisa were popular as birth names in the 1890s (adoption of 9.1%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.6%, ▼93%), with forms like Marissa going out of style.
Marisa▼ is pronounced similarly to Mauresa, Maurisa, Maurissa and Maurizia. Other recommended names are Carisma, Carita, Cerisa, Clarisa▼, Daria, Farina, Karida, Karima, Karis, Karissa▼, Karrisa, Klarisa, Larissa▼, Madina, Maia▲, Maida, Maiga, Maisa, Maisy, Maiya, Majida, Malika, Malita, Manika, Marci▼, Marcie▼, Marcy▼, Marfa, Marg, Margey, Margisia (see Margaret), Margita, Margo▼, Mari▼, Mariel, Marien, Marijke, Marilla, Marinda, Marion▼, Mariposa, Marisela▼, Mariske, Marita, Marjey (see Margaret), Marji, Marjie, Marlea, Marlisha, Marliss, Marna, Marra, Marsia, Marta▼, Martita, Marvina, Matrina, Maurita, Mirka, Narcisa, Narissa, Paris, Parisa, Sarika, Sarissa, Sarita, Sharisa, Taresa, Tarina, Vanisa and Zarina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marisa.