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What does Charissa mean?

Charissa Pronunciation of Charissa as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Charissa is "grace". Modern elaboration of Charis, perhaps influenced by Clarissa. Also form of Carissa. Also form of Charity.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, grace, modern


VARIANT Kharissa

RELATIONS VIA CHARIS, CLARISSA Caressa, Carisa, Carisia, Carisse, Carrissa, Chareese, Charesa, Charese, Chari, Charice, Charie, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Charisha, Charisse, Charista, Charysse, Cherise, Clairessa, Clairissa, Claresa, Claressa, Clarica, Claris, Clarisa, Clarisse, Clarissia, Clariza, Clarrisa, Clarrissa, Clerissa, Clorissa, Karisa, Karissa, Karisse, Klarisa, Klarissa, Sherisa



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How popular is Charissa?

Charissa is a very popular first name for women (#1795 out of 4276, Top 42%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Charissa was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #961 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charissa name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Carisa, Carissa (#1986 LAST YEAR), Charis, Charise, Charisse, Charity (#1237), Cherise, Claris, Clarisa, Clarissa (#742), Karisa, Karissa (#1830) and Klarissa are the popular related forms of Charissa rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Charissa were at the top of their popularity 26 years ago (AVERAGE #1350) and are now much less popular (#1842, 79.9%), with forms such as Carissa becoming less trendy.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charisse, Charity, Cherise, Claris, Clarisa in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Charissa is alike in pronunciation to Chariza, Cheresa, Cherisa, Sharisa, Sharissa, Sheriesa and Sherissa. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Amarissa, Analissa, Caress, Caresse, Carinna, Caritta, Carlissa, Cericia, Cerissa, Chalina, Chania, Chanise, Chara, Charidy, Charitey (see Charity), Chariti (see Charity), Charlea, Charleesa (see Charlene), Charlina, Charma, Chasida, Chasina, Chaviva, Chereese, Cheresse, Cherida, Cheriese, Cherish, Cherisse, Cheryse, Cherysh, Chiarina, Chrissa, Chrissee, Chrissy, Christi, Christia, Christy, Claritza, Corisa, Corissa, Cressa, Cressy, Crissie (see Christina), Darissa, Janissa, Kalissa, Khrista, Klaryssa, Korissa, Krissa, Larisa, Laryssa, Marisha, Marlissa, Marrissa, Morissa, Narcissa, Narissa, Narsissa, Nerissa, Phalisha, Raissa, Sarissa, Shalisa, Shanessa, Sharika and Sharina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Charissa.

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