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What does Norissa mean?

Norissa Pronunciation of Norissa [noris-sa] as a name for girls. The meaning of Norissa is "light; woman of honor". Norissa is a variant form of Nora (English, Greek, Latin): short transcription Eleanora (Greek) "light".

Associated with: light.


1 relation via Nora: Norella.

Creative forms:
(female) Nirissa, Norista, ..

(male) Norisen, Norispo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Norissa Mckenna (N.M.), ..

How popular is Norissa?

Norissa is an uncommon first name for women. Norissa is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Nora (#41 in 2015) is the only prominent varying form of Norissa (not ranked). This relation of Norissa was popular with parents in 2015 (usage of 0.44%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Norissa is alike in pronunciation to Narissa, Naryssa, Nerissa and Neryssa. Other recommended names are Boriska, Brissa, Carissa, Cerissa, Chrissa, Clorissa, Corisa, Corissa, Corrissa, Coryssa, Crissa, Darissa, Dorisa, Jolissa, Karissa, Koressa, Korissa, Koryssa, Krissa, Larissa, Lerissa, Lorissa, Marissa, Merissa, Molissa, Morisa, Morissa, Narcissa, Narkissa, Narsissa, Neris, Neriss, Neryss, Nissa, Noriko, Norina, Parissa, Sarissa and Trissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Norissa.

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