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What does Meryssa mean?

Meryssa Pronunciation of Meryssa as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Meryssa means "of the sea". Meryssa is a version of Marissa (Latin): version of Maris.

ASSOCIATED WITH Mer-, -sa, sea


VARIANTS Morissa, Merissa, Maryssa, Marrissa, Mariza, Marisa, Maressa

OTHER FORMS VIA MARISSA Marisha, Marisse, Meris



Meryssa Clara (M.C.), ..

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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Meryssa (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Marisa (#1905 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Marisha, Marissa (#540), Marrissa, Maryssa and Merissa. These forms of Meryssa were popular 20 years ago (AVERAGE #1092) and are now much less widespread (#1740, DOWN 94%), with forms such as Marissa becoming less stylish. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Meryssa is alike in pronunciation to Mareesa, Mareisa, Marysa, Maurissa, Moreisa, Morisa and Morysa. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bryssa, Cerissa, Chryssa, Coryssa, Delyssa, Jeressa, Karyssa, Koryssa, Kryssa, Laryssa, Lerissa, Mariska, Marlyssa, Marsha, Marsia, Maryka, Marys, Maryse, Marysia, Melessa, Melissa, Mercia, Mersey, Naryssa, Nerissa, Neryss, Neryssa and Teressa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Meryssa.

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