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What does Claresa mean?

Claresa Pronunciation of Claresa as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and Claresa means "most bright, most famous". Claresa is an alternate spelling of Clarissa (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH bright (light)


VARIANTS Klarrisa, Klarissa, Klarisa, Clorissa, Clerissa, Clarrissa, Clarrisa, Clariza, Clarissia, Clarisa, Claressa, Clairissa, Clairessa, Clairesa

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA CLARISSA Clara, Clare, Clarecia, Clarica, Claris, Clarisse, Clarrie, Clarry



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How popular is Claresa?

Claresa is an uncommon first name for women. Claresa is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Claresa (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Clara (#103 A YEAR AGO), Clare (#759), Claris, Clarisa, Clarissa (#742) and Klarissa. These forms of Claresa were popular with parents a century ago (AVERAGE #1165) and are now much less conventional (#1267, 85%), with forms like Clarisa becoming less in vogue. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clara, Clare, Claris, Clarisa, Clarissa, Klarissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Claresa is alike in pronunciation to Clayrissa, Klarisza, Klarysa and Klaryssa. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Carena, Caresa, Caress, Caressa, Carisa, Carmesa, Charela (see Harela), Charesa, Charese, Charisa, Cheresa, Chloress, Claea, Claireta, Clarene, Claresta, Clareta, Claretha, Claretta, Clarey, Clarice, Clarina, Clarise, Clarita, Clarizza, Claryce, Cloris and Taresa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Claresa.

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