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pinWhat does Meryssa mean?

Meryssa /me-rys-sa/ as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Meryssa means "of the sea". Meryssa is a version, with the prefix Me-, of Marissa (Latin): transcription of Maris.


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

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

Kreatif forms: Merysda, Meryssi, Miryssa. [more]

pinHow 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 2 years ago) and Maritza. These forms of Meryssa were popular in 1994 (average #215) and are now much less widespread (#824, down 77.6%). Marissa is more ubiquitous than the rest, while Marisa and Maritza have lost favor. 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.

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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.