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What does Meryssa mean?

Meryssa \m(e)-ryssa, mer(ys)-sa\ as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Meryssa means "of the sea". Meryssa is a derivative of Marissa (Latin): variant of Maris.


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

Meryssa has 6 more different forms via Marissa: Maricia, Marisabel, Marisha, Marisse, Maritza and Meris.


Meryssa is a rare first name for females. Meryssa is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular alternative forms of Meryssa (#unlisted) are Marisa, Marissa (#473 in 2014) and Maritza. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in 1994 (usage of 0.7847%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.1757%, down 77.6%), with the forms Marisa and Maritza becoming less stylish. Marissa (#473) is the most trendy girl name here. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Meryssa and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marisa, Marissa, Maritza in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Meryssa is alike in pronunciation to Marysa and Morysa. Other suggested similar baby names are Marysia and Neryssa. Like Meryssa, these names are not frequently used.