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Marissa Meaning


What does Marissa mean?

The name Marissa is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Marissa is "of the sea".

Marissa is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ma-ri-ssa.

The Given Name Marissa

The water name Marissa, has a wonderfully valiant quality.

Sweet yet appealing, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Wrap it up and take it home, Marissa may just be the name you're looking for.

Marissa falls into the water name category.

Marissa Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 882 in baby name popularity for girls with 304 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 679 in baby name popularity for girls with 430 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Marissa has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Marissa Name Popularity Page.

Marissa Related Names

Variants of the name Marissa include Marisa.

Famous Marissas

    Marissa Numerology

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    Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Marissa.

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    Marissa Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Marissa in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Marissa.

    Just for fun, see the name Marissa in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Marissa in Nautical Flags page.