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What does Sherissa mean?

Sherissa Pronunciation of Sherissa [sheris-sa] as a name for girls is of Old French derivation, and the name Sherissa means "cherry; dear". Sherissa is an alternate form of Cherise (Old French). Sherissa is also a variation of Sherisa (Old French). Sherissa is also used as a derivative of Sherry (English, French).

Associated with: cherry (tree).


Sherissa has 5 variants: Cheresa, Cherisa, Shereeza, Sheresa and Sheriesa.

17 more different relations via Cherise, Sherisa, Sherry: Cheresse, Cheriese, Cherisse, Sheraya, Sherees, Shereese, Sherese, Sheri, Sherice, Shericia, Sherie, Sherina, Sherise, Sherita, Sherrica, Sherrina and Sherryse.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Sherissa Keziah (S.K.), ..

How popular is Sherissa?

Sherissa is an unusual given name for women. Sherissa is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cherise, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie, Sherita and Sherry are the popular related forms of Sherissa (outside Top 2000). These relations of Sherissa were popular 6 decades ago (adoption of 0.4%), but now, forms like Sheri have become less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherise, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie, Sherita, Sherry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sherissa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sherissa is pronounced similarly to Charissa, Sharisa and Sharissa. Other suggested similar names are Carissa, Carrissa, Cerisa, Charisa, Charisma, Charisse, Charista, Chelisa, Cherina, Cherish, Cherishe, Cherita, Chrissta (see Christina), Chrissy, Christa, Clerissa, Clerisse, Clorissa, Corissa, Crissa, Darissa, Delissa, Denissa, Jeressa, Karissa, Kharissa, Klarissa, Korissa, Krissa, Lacrissa, Larissa, Lorissa, Marissa, Marrissa, Melissa, Merissa, Neriss, Nerissa, Parissa, Sarissa, Seeria, Serilda, Serina, Serinna, Serita, Shalisa, Shanessa, Shanisse, Shareese, Sharice, Sharika, Sharise, Sharita, Sharyse, Sheina, Shenika, Sheniqua, Shera, Sherece, Shereece, Shereefa, Sheridon, Sherifa, Sherill, Sherilyn, Sherine, Shurka, Teressa, Themiss, Theressa, Thersa and Trissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sherissa.

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