What does Clarissa mean?
The meaning of Clarissa is "clear, bright".
It is also of Greek origin, where its meaning is "brilliant" and Italian origin, where its meaning is "fame".
Clarissa is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Cla-ri-ssa.
The Given Name Clarissa
Clarissa is good for parents who want a name that is sweet and appealing.
This 3 syllable name has allure and a positive vibe.
Clarissa remains a favorite due to its sophisticated and delightful nature.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Clarissa Dalloway, and Clarissa Harlowe.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 699 in baby name popularity for girls with 405 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
View the Clarissa Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Clarissa has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Clarissa to other names.
Clarissa Related Names
- Clarissa Dalloway ~ Mrs Dalloway character
- Clarissa Harlowe ~ Clarissa character
Clarissa Name Fun
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