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What does Marrissa mean?

Marrissa Pronunciation of Marrissa [mar-ris-sa] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the name Marrissa means "of the sea". Marrissa is an alternate form of Marissa (Latin): version of Maris.

Associated with: sea.


Marrissa has 7 variants: Maressa, Marisa, Mariza, Maryssa, Merissa, Meryssa and Morissa.

4 more alternative forms via Marissa: Maricia, Marisha, Marisse and Maritza.

Creative forms:
(female) Marsa, Mirissa, ..

(male) Marrissey, Marrista, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marrissa Felicity (M.F.), ..

How popular is Marrissa?

Marrissa is an uncommon first name for females. Marrissa is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Marrissa was first listed in 1992 and reached its peak rank of #1703 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marrissa name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Marissa (#540 from recent data), Maritza (#1201), Marisa (#1905), Merissa, Maryssa and Marisha are the prominent varying forms of Marrissa listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Marrissa were popular as birth names in the year 1995 (average #1004) and have become much less conventional since (#1663, 92.3%), with versions such as Maritza falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marrissa, Marisa, Marisha, Marissa, Maritza 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

Marrissa is alike in pronunciation to Mareesa, Mareisa, Marysa, Mauresa, Maurisa, Maurissa, Maurizia, Moreisa and Morisa. Other suggested similar names are Arlissa, Calissa, Caressa, Carisia, Carlisha, Carlissa, Carlista, Charissa, Chrissa, Clairissa, Clarrisa (see Clarissa), Clayrissa, Corissa, Kaprisha, Karessa, Karisa, Karrisa, Karyssa, Katrisa, Klarissa, Klarrisa, Lacrisha, Lacrissa, Larisha, Lerissa, Lorissa, Malisha, Mallissa, Marci, Marcia, Marciana, Margi, Margisia (see Margaret), Marieke, Marilla, Marina, Marise, Marja, Marji, Markie, Markiesha, Markisha, Markita, Marlise, Marlisha, Marlissa, Marquessa, Marrilyn, Martina, Marys, Maryse, Marysia, Matriona, Maurise, Maurita, Mercia, Morysa (see Marisa), Narcissa, Narsissa, Naryssa, Nerissa, Parisa, Parrish, Sarissa, Sherissa and Vanissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marrissa.

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