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Meaning and Name Origin

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. Unique as a name for girls.


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)

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

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.