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What does Carrissa mean?

Carrissa Pronunciation of Carrissa as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and Carrissa means "beloved; grace". Carrissa is a variant form of Carissa (Latin, Greek): simplified spelling of Charissa. Carrissa is also a variant of Charis (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, grace


VARIANTS Kharissa, Karrisa, Karissa, Karisa, Carrisa, Carisa, Caressa, Caresa

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA CARISSA, CHARIS Caris, Carisia, Carisse, Charisa, Charisha, Charissa, Charisse, Charista, Karisse



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How popular is Carrissa?

Carrissa is an unusual first name for females. Carrissa is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Karissa (#1830 FROM RECENT DATA), Carissa (#1986), Carisa, Charis, Charissa, Charisse and Karisa are the prominent variation forms of Carrissa (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Carrissa reached the apex of their popularity 26 years ago (AVERAGE #1289) and are now much less conventional (#1973, DOWN 90%), with forms such as Carissa becoming somewhat outmoded. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carisa, Carissa, Charis, Charissa, Charisse in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karisa, Karissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Carrissa is alike in pronunciation to Carressa, Corisa, Corissa, Corrissa, Coryssa, Karessa, Karyssa and Korissa. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Calissa, Calista, Callista, Calyssa, Capriana, Carinna, Carita, Carlia, Carlicia, Carlisa, Carmesa, Carmia, Carmiya, Carniela, Carrie, Carrin, Carrine, Cericia, Cerisa, Cerise, Cerrita, Charise, Cheriese, Cherisa, Cherise, Chrissa, Chrissee, Chrissie, Chrissta (see Christina), Chrissy, Clairessa, Clarissa, Clarissia, Clarrisa (see Clarissa), Clarrissa, Clerissa, Clerisse, Cordiss, Corliss, Cressy, Crissey, Darnisha, Karisha, Karrina, Klarissa, Klarrisa, Krissa, Lakrisha, Larisa, Larisha, Lerissa, Mallissa, Mareisa, Maressa, Marisse, Markessa, Maurisa, Maurissa, Narcisse, Norissa, Parisa, Parris, Patrisha, Patrisse, Sarissa, Turkissa (see Turkessa) and Vanissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carrissa.

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