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What does Maryssa mean?

Maryssa Pronunciation of Maryssa [marys-sa] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Maryssa means "of the sea". Maryssa is an alternate form of Marissa (Latin): variation of Maris.

Associated with: sea.


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

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

Creative forms:
(female) Miryssa, Morsa, ..

(male) Marysson, Marysta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maryssa Hana (M.H.), ..

How popular is Maryssa?

Maryssa is an uncommon given name for women. Maryssa is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Maryssa entered the list in 1991 and reached its top position of #1581 in the U.S. in the year 1995, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Maryssa are Marissa (#540 in recent rankings), Maritza (#1201), Marisa (#1905), Merissa, Marrissa and Marisha. Other variants, like Morissa, are seldom used. These relations of Maryssa were at the apex of their popularity 20 years ago (average #1004) and have become significantly less common since (#1663, 92%), with forms such as Marissa becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryssa, Marisa, Marisha, Marissa, Maritza in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marrissa, Merissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Maryssa is alike in pronunciation to Mareesa, Mareisa, Marysa, Mauresa, Maurisa, Maurissa, Moreisa, Morisa and Morysa. Other recommended names are Bryssa, Calyssa, Caressa, Carissa, Chryssa, Coryssa, Darissa, Kalyssa, Karessa, Karissa, Karysa, Karyssa, Klaryssa, Koryssa, Kryssa, Larissa, Laryssa, Malissa, Marcia, Marga, Marika, Maris, Marise, Mariska, Mariske, Maritsa, Marja, Markessa, Markia, Marlisa, Marlissa, Marlyssa, Marris, Marsee, Marseea, Marsey, Marsha, Marsia, Marya, Maryjo, Maryk, Maryka, Marylea, Marys, Maryse, Marysia, Maysa, Narcyssa, Narissa, Naryssa, Neryssa, Parissa, Sarissa and Talyssa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maryssa.

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