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What does Narissa mean?

Narissa Pronunciation of Narissa as a girls' name has its roots in Greek and Italian, and Narissa means "sea nymph; black-haired". Narissa is a version of Nerine (Greek). Narissa is also a variation of Nerissa (Italian): from Nericcia.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, sea, nymph (goddess), black


VARIANTS Neryssa, Naryssa

RELATIONS VIA NERINE, NERISSA Narice, Narine, Nerida, Nerina



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How popular is Narissa?

Narissa is a rare given name for women. Narissa is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Narissa has not made it into the list so far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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Similar Names

Narissa is alike in pronunciation to Norissa. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Amarissa, Brissa, Calissa, Caressa, Carisa, Carisia, Carisma, Carissa, Carisse, Carlissa, Carrissa, Cerissa, Charissa, Chrissa, Clarissa, Corissa, Crissa, Darissa, Jalissa, Janissa, Kalissa, Karessa, Karisa, Karisha, Karisma, Karissa, Karisse, Karyssa, Kharissa, Klarissa, Korissa, Krissa, Lacrissa, Larisa, Larisha, Larissa, Laryssa, Lerissa, Lorissa, Malissa, Maressa, Marisa, Marisha, Mariska, Marissa, Marisse, Maritsa, Marlissa, Marrissa, Maryssa, Maurissa, Merissa, Morissa, Nakisha, Narcisa, Narcissa, Narcisse, Narcyssa, Nareesha, Nariko, Narkissa, Narsissa, Natisha, Neris, Neriss, Neryss, Nissa, Parisa, Parissa, Raissa, Sarissa, Sharissa, Trissa and Vanissa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Narissa.

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