What does Meryssa mean?
Meryssa /me-rys-sa/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Meryssa means "of the sea". Meryssa is a version of Marissa (Latin): transcription of Maris. Messa is a popular surname.
How popular is Meryssa?
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 (outside Top 1000) 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)