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What does Clarisse mean?

Clarisse Pronunciation of Clarisse as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the name Clarisse means "bright, famous; fame; most bright, most famous". Clarisse is an alternate form of Claire (Latin): French variant of Clara. Clarisse is also a variation of Clarice (Latin). Clarisse is also used as a variation of Clarissa (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH bright (light)


VARIANTS Klaryce, Klarise, Klarice, Clerysse, Cleryce, Clerisse, Clayrice, Claryce, Clarise, Claris, Clairice

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA CLAIRE, CLARICE, CLARISSA Clairessa, Clairissa, Clare, Clarene, Claresa, Claressa, Claresta, Clari, Claribel, Clarica, Clarie, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisa, Clarissia, Clarita, Claritza, Clariza, Clarrie, Clarrisa, Clarrissa, Classie, Clayrissa, Clerissa, Clorissa, Klarisa, Klarissa



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How popular is Clarisse?

Clarisse is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Clarisse is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Clarisse (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Claire (#49 FROM RECENT DATA), Clarissa (#742), Clare (#759), Clarene, Claribel, Clarice, Clarinda, Clarine, Claris, Clarisa, Clarita, Classie and Klarissa. Adoption of these forms of Clarisse reached its apex in 2016 (ADOPTION OF 0.34%) and is almost as conventional today (ADOPTION 0.3%, 12% LESS). Claire is the clear favorite, while forms like Clarissa are no longer trendy. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Claire, Clare, Clarene, Claribel, Clarice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarinda, Clarine, Claris, Clarisa, Clarissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clarita, Classie, Klarissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Clarisse is alike in pronunciation to Cloris. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alarice, Alisse, Amarissa, Blaise, Caisee, Caisie, Calissa, Caresse, Carie, Carine, Carinne, Caris, Carisa, Carisia, Carisma, Carissa, Carisse, Carlissa, Carlyse, Carrissa, Casse, Celisse, Cerisse, Chalise, Chareese, Charese, Charis, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Charisha, Charisma, Charissa, Charisse, Charitee (see Charity), Charlsie, Charysse, Cheresse, Cheriese, Cherise, Cherisse, Chloress, Chloris, Chrissee, Chrissie, Chrissy, Clairesa (see Clarissa), Claramae, Clarecia, Clarina, Clarizza, Corrissa, Crissie (see Christina), Crissy, Dalisse, Darissa, Elisse, Florise, Karisse, Kharissa, Klarisza, Larissa, Marise, Mariske, Marissa, Marisse, Narissa, Parissa, Patrisse, Raisse, Sarissa, Shanisse, Sharise and Sharissa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Clarisse.

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