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Meaning and name origin

Marissa \m(a)-rissa, mar(is)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced ma-RISS-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marissa is "of the sea". Variant of Maris.

Marissa has 14 variant forms: Maressa, Maricia, Marisa, Marisabel, Marisha, Marisse, Maritza, Mariza, Marrissa, Maryssa, Meris, Merissa, Meryssa and Morissa.

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

Marissa is also pronounced similarly to Mareesa, Mareisa, Marysa, Maurisa, Maurissa and Morisa. Other suggested similar baby names are Carissa, Darissa, Karissa, Larissa, Malissa, Marika, Marise, Mariska, Mariske, Maritsa, Marlissa, Marsha, Marsia, Marysia, Narissa, Parissa and Sarissa.


Marissa is a very popular first name for females (#545 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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