What does Merissa mean?
Associated with: sea.
(female) Merisma, Mersa, ..
(male) Meras, Merseh, .. Middle name pairings:
Merissa Rhylee (M.R.), ..
How popular is Merissa?
Merissa is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#4215 out of 4276, Top 99%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Merissa was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1047 in the U.S. in the year 1995, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Merissa listed in the Top 2000 are Marisa (#1905 last year), Marisha, Marissa (#540), Maritza (#1201), Marrissa and Maryssa. Usage of these relations of Merissa was well-received in the year 1995 (average #1004) and is now much reduced (#1663, down 92.3%), with versions like Marissa becoming less trendy.
Merissa is pronounced similarly to Mareesa, Mareisa, Marysa, Maurisa, Maurissa, Moreisa, Morisa and Morysa. Other suggested similar names are Brissa, Carissa▼, Cerisa, Cerissa, Cerisse, Chrissa, Clerissa, Corissa, Crissa, Darissa, Delissa, Denissa, Jelissa, Jeressa, Karissa▼, Korissa, Krissa, Larissa▼, Lerissa, Lorissa, Malissa▼, Marika, Maris, Marise, Mariska, Mariske, Maritsa, Marlissa, Marsha▼, Marsia, Marysia, Melessa, Melisa▼, Melisha, Melissa▼, Melisse, Mercia, Mersey, Molissa, Narissa, Neriss, Nerissa, Neryssa, Norissa, Parissa, Sarissa, Sherissa, Teressa and Trissa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Merissa.See names in meaning and etymology.