Carissa meaning

: beloved.

Carissa Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \c(a)-rissa, car(is)-sa\
Number of People 👶 28,000
Rate in 2021 3735
Numerology 🔢 7
Name origin 🌍 Greek
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Carissa Name Meaning

Carissa, a name brimming with warmth and affection, translates in Greek to "beloved." It derives from the Greek word 'charis', which was used to speak of the love and favor extended by God to humans. This then blossomed to the current form we know today, encapsulating an eternal sense of love.

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Carissa Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Carissa
Additional description of the name Carissa

Carissa hails from Greek origins, proving its longevity. It is tied to the Ancient Greek term 'charis', used to represent kindness, grace and favor, conferring the name with a deep-seated sense of love. Its timeless appeal has led to its continued use across various cultures and eras.

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Additional name description Carissa

The name Carissa remains moderately popular. While it's not very common, it's very appealing to parents who desire a name holding deep feelings of love and tenderness.

A well-known celebrity with this name is Carissa Moore, a professional surfer and multiple times world champion in the sport. This further boosts the cool quotient of the name.

When it comes to personality traits, those bearing the name Carissa are often seen as loving, kind, and graceful. The name's meaning molds its bearer's perception, painting an image of an individual who is cherished and treats others with kindness and sensitivity.

In a nutshell, Carissa is a charming and affectionate name laden with sentiments of love, making it a precious choice for anyone seeking a name imbued with affectionate connotations and a classic appeal.

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01/14/2024 00:00:00

My name is KieriDot Tuttle, and my sister's name is Carissa Tuttle, Soon to be Carissa Hood. she is getting married, Anyways, I think the name Carissa should be pronounced: Ca-Riss-Aw, Thank you for reading

12/24/2023 18:47:50

This is my name and I love it because it is different and means 'Truth'. As mentioned it is usually pronounced and spelled incorrectly. I have only met perhaps 3 othe's with this name.

12/19/2023 06:50:28

carissa is the best name in the world! but i can't get any keychains or cups or suveniers that you get at those amusement parks with my name on it.

11/08/2023 10:43:18

my name is carrissa so its nearly the'same but people always call me clarissa and in very quick to correct them my boyfriends mum is called clarissa so it get confusing.

10/04/2023 11:57:46

I love how unique my name is, but I often get a lot of people call me Clarissa, and a lot of people spell my name wrong, or ask me 'how do you spell you name❤️. I don't let it bother me though, and enjoy having such a unique name.

10/01/2023 13:43:24

This is also my name. It's inter'sting to see the different ways It's spelled and pronounced, but I pronounce mine (Lee-see-a)while still spelling it Lesia. I do beli've that my mom wanted it to be pronounced Lisa, but it just makes sense that I pronounce it the way It's spelled.

09/25/2023 10:11:28

It is my daughter's name. I picked it after'she was born cause I didnt have a clue still what I wanted to name her. My first daughter's name is Alayna and I loved It'so much and wanted her'sister's name to be just as great. People do automatically call her Clarissa, but she is quick to correct them (and she is only 4, lol). We call her Crissy and she'seems to love her name and her nickname. I actually work for Social Security so I see a lot of names and it does not seem to be too common.

09/08/2023 15:51:26

My name is Carissa and up until a few years ago i had never even heard of anyone with the'same name. I can never find my name on keychains and when i was little i thought it was weird and didn't like it but now i absolutely love it! People sometimes pronounce it Charissa coz there is another girl in my school named Charissa, but other than that most people are good...except for the'spelling..i've even gotten Kahrisa before!

09/08/2023 06:44:48

I love my name "Carissa". It comes from the French word, meaning "Tender touch". You can also make a lot of beautiful nicknames with it. My nickname is "Cari" but you can also do "Carisse / Crissa / Rissa / Issa / Reese". It's a great great name. The only trouble is that a lot of times, people think It's "Clarissa" (which sounds older to me). But It's so easy to correct it. Just say, "That's the one, just remove the L". Parents who name their daughter "Carissa" have good taste and class.

07/09/2023 14:49:16

I know a carissa but she doesn't beli've that her name means tender touch! what a lame-o!

06/09/2023 21:15:32

My daughter is named Carissa. My son, who was 4 at the time, came up with the name 2 or 3 days before she was born. He overheard his Dad and I discussing names and said, "How about Carissa❤️" We thought he'said Clarissa, which I don't like. he'said no, it was "Carissa". My husband and I liked the name right away. I went to the hospital with two possible names, Carissa or Courtney. When I saw her, I I'mediately knew she was a Carissa. She has always loved her name and has always received compliments. Her nickname is Rissa, but we usually call her Carissa. Name your daughter Carissa and she may be as beautiful, inside and out, as my daughter!

06/07/2023 02:50:24

I have the name Carissa and I love it being my name because it fits me so well and It's funny when people say Clarissa or spell my name wrong and put carrisa.

04/11/2023 12:29:08

I always get complimented on my name. I like having a unique name even if people say and spell it wrong. I tell them It's, Car like you drive and then issa. Sometimes they'll get it.

03/21/2023 04:49:30

This is my name and I love it. People at work call me Samantha and friends call me Sam or Sammi. It is becoming more popular. My little cousin is named after me. It's sweet!

01/22/2023 16:43:22

I only know Afew Carissa's but the ones I know have many things in common. They all have are so beautiful and many of them have dark brown hair and golden olive skin. They also are very funny but they sometimes may say something wrong but they ALWAYS apologise I'mediately. They are also very smart and talented (: pretty much I just adore the name Carissa

01/11/2023 12:59:24

My name is Carissa and I love it! When I was a kid I hated it because it was "weird" but now I love mom told me I would too! Anyways, people always call me Clarissa, but I fix it, no biggie! And I ALWAYS et compliments, "oh that is so beautiful!" people say!

01/07/2023 16:24:54

My daughter is named Carissa but l always feel as if l gave her a bad name because people fail to understand it because of its uniqueness.Now l can see that is a good name and l now know how to shorten it.I actually liked the meaning though my husband also had never ever heard of it.Hoping in future he will love it.

11/19/2022 18:02:06

I think Carissa's are a rare find. They seek to understand, be challenged, and significant in purpose in life. I love my name... I try to always carry myself with poise and extreme honesty.

10/16/2022 19:04:52

My name is Carissa. i never have anyone call me clarissa, but people do have a hard time spelling it. everyone thinks its spelled carrisa. which doesnt make any sense to me because no names i know are spelled with two r's. my brother and sister used to call me crissa when i was little and i hated it but now i wish more people called me that

10/01/2022 22:00:22

As I grew up in Florida with Carissa bushes in my yard and Carissa fruit to eat....I love the name. Do people realize it is the'same name as the fruit❤️ Also see these bushes and fruit growing in San Diego.

10/02/2021 19:43:48

Yeah Haleys rock! We All have our own coment! --sigh--- I am a Haley! MY name is unique, which I like. People spell my name Hayley, Haligh, but Haley is so easy to spell! Why do people do that. every Haley has Blonde hair! But I have a mix in my hair with Red, Brown , and blonde. Hazel eyes. I am so great-ful to have such a awesome name. :)

09/14/2021 15:16:30

It is my name, I used to hate it and want the name Rebecca or Lily or something know, NORMAL! Then, I realized that our world is way too ordinary and we all strive to be the best (best meaning most standardized). I love my name now (it is originally a Greek name, just a fun fact!), and I totally agree with all the Carissa's that are commenting. Clarissa, Crystal, and Carrrrrrrrrissa is NOT my name! I'may have exaggerated on the R's though...yeah. I have only met one other person in my entire life with the name and that makes me feel so happy to be unique and one of a kind.

08/22/2021 05:27:54

I love being named Carissa. i get compliments for it often. being told how beautiful and unique is it. alot of people have a hard time pronouncing it correctly, they call me Crissy, and i enjoy it, but i hate when'the'select few call me Cari, so i have to sound my name out for them i have learned that "CuhRISSuh" really gets the point across quicker.


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Carissa?
The origin of the name Carissa is Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Carissa?
*️⃣ How many people are named Carissa?
Almost 28000 people are named Carissa.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Carissa?
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