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Meaning and name origin

Marisa \m(a)-ri-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced ma-REES-ah. It is of Latin origin. Variant of Maria. Maris, or Marissa. Actresses Marisa Berenson, Marisa Tomei.


Variations

Marisa has 8 variant forms: Mareesa, Mareisa, Maressa, Marysa, Marysia, Moreisa, Morisa and Morysa.

For more information, see also related girl names Mary, Nerissa and Risa.


Popularity

Marisa is a very popular first name for females (#641 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Marisa for girls. Marisa reached its highest rank of #145 in the U.S. in 1994 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marisa name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marisa and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maria (#115), Mary (#120), Marissa (#473) and Marisa. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maria, Marisa, Marissa, Mary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Marisa, Marissa, Mary outside U.S.


Similar Names

Marisa is also pronounced similarly to Mariza, Marrissa, Maryssa, Mauresa, Maurisa, Maurissa, Merissa and Morissa. Other suggested similar baby names are Carisa, Karisa, Larisa, Maisa, Marcia, Marga, Marice, Maricia, Marika, Marike, Mariko, Marina, Marise, Marisha, Mariska, Mariske, Marisse, Marita, Maritsa, Marja, Markia, Marlisa, Marris, Marsha, Marsia, Maryka, Marys, Maryse, Maurise, Meris and Parisa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marisa.

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