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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 8 variants: Mareesa, Mareisa, Maressa, Marysa, Marysia, Moreisa, Morisa and Morysa.

Related girl names: Mary, Nerissa and Risa.

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: Merisa, Mirisa. [more]

pinHow 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, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Maria (#115 in recent rankings), Mary (#120), Mariah (#136), Marissa (#473), Marie (#579), Moriah (#977), Mayra, Marietta and Maritza are the prominent related forms of Marisa. Other forms, like Meryssa, are uncommon. These relations of Marisa were popular as birth names in 1992 (adoption of 0.72%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.36%, 50%), with forms like Marietta falling out of style. Mariah and Marissa are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list, and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for Mariah.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marisa, Maria, Mariah, Marie, Marietta in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marissa, Maritza, Mary, Mayra, Moriah in U.S.

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

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Marisa is pronounced similarly to Mauresa, Maurisa, Maurissa and Maurizia. Other recommended similar baby 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, Margita, Margo, Mari, Mariel, Marien, Marijke, Marilla, Marinda, Marion, Mariposa, Marisela, Mariske, Marita, Marjey, 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.