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What does Parissa mean?

Parissa Pronunciation of Parissa [paris-sa] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation. Parissa is a variant form of Paris (Greek): name from Greek mythology.

Associated with: greek.


Parissa has 1 variant: Parisa.

2 more relations via Paris: Parris and Parrish.

Creative forms:
(female) Parisla, Persa, ..

(male) Parce, Parisco, ..

Middle name pairings:
Parissa Devin (P.D.), ..

How popular is Parissa?

Parissa is an unusual given name for females. Parissa is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Parissa (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Paris (#263 a year ago). Other forms, like Parrish, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Parissa was well-received in the year 2004 (adoption of 0.1%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.1%, 43.6%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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