Karissa meaning

: very dear and beloved.

Karissa Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \k(a)-rissa, kar(is)-sa\
Number of People 👶 20,000
Rate in 2021 3320
Numerology 🔢 6
Name origin 🌍 Greek
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Karissa Name Meaning

The name Karissa is of Greek origin and is derived from the Greek word 'Charis' which means grace, kindness and life. The name also carries the connotation of "very dear" and "beloved". It signifies a person who is loved deeply by those around her and who carries a graceful, kind, and life-giving persona.

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Karissa Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Karissa

Derived from the Greek word 'Charis', the name Karissa has a lineage that traces back to the ancient Greeks, who used it to signify grace, kindness, and life. The name Karissa, however, found its popular usage in the English speaking world only around the late 20th century. It's considered a variant of Carissa, a name that has been in use for a longer period.

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Additional name description Karissa

Famous People with the Name Karissa:
Karissa Shannon, an American model and actress, and Karissa Staples, a Canadian actress, are two notable people with this name.

While the name Karissa is not very common, it's this uniqueness that adds to its charm. It managed to secure a place in the top 1000 names in the United States in the late 20th and early 21st century.

Personality Traits:
People with the name Karissa are often believed to possess a graceful and kind personality. They are usually loved and cherished by their friends and family. They are often seen as life-givers, bringing joy and happiness to people's lives.

In conclusion, the name Karissa, with its rich Greek roots and beautiful meaning, is a wonderful choice for those seeking a unique, classic, and cool name. Despite its historical origins, it has a modern appeal and continues to be loved for its grace and charm.


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Comments on the name Karissa
10/22/2023 18:44:20

Lovely name - belongs to a lovely young lady I know

10/05/2023 05:53:24

I Love my name Karissa, I was named after my aunt, Karen, and my mom, Sharisa.

09/07/2023 23:59:14

my name is karrisa with two r's and one s..and i hate when people spell it wrong

05/22/2023 08:36:18

My name is karissa and I love my name but people always pronounce it ker'ssa or ker'ssa and I always correct them bad they always spell it wrong they spell it karrisa like no that's not how u spell my name but other than that I love it. I was named after the'show Clarissa explains it all but took out the c and the l and added a k to make it unique

04/19/2023 15:55:18

my name is Karissa but my whole life people have mispronounced is as Krissa or Ker'ssa. if my name is pronounced correctly i think it is a very pretty name!

02/27/2023 00:17:54

I named my daughter Karisa I spelled it with one S. I love her name but people always call her krissa.I dont like the name krissa so im allways correcting people

02/16/2023 18:36:26

I'm pregnant! If It's a girl her name will be Karissa. I love it! I want to keep the "K" trend going. My name is Kimberly and my daughter's name is Kayden.

12/12/2022 10:36:40

People always call me Klarissa but my name is Karisa!!! why can't that name be on the list!❤️ :'(

11/16/2022 20:23:00

My daughter's name is Corissa, but people always think is Karissa or Clarissa.

11/15/2022 01:46:10

My daughter is named Karissa Rae. My husband's name is Ray & I just love those names together. I loved the name Karissa as soon as I heard it. We are now having another baby girl & plan to name her Lila Grace or Lila Rose.

09/21/2022 14:50:44

My name is always spelt wrong but I don't really mind.. I love my name!! =)

03/23/2022 10:08:42

I think Karissa is a pretty name! I would love to spell the name Karyssah. I do not like the "Corissa, Korissa" spellings because of mispronounciation. I do not like the C spelling because its ugly with a C. I like it better with a K.

03/02/2022 04:29:24

My name is Karissa and I love it very much. People often spell it like Carissa or Karrisa and i've just gotten used to it. My mom loved the name Marissa but wanted to name me after my aunt as well who's name is Karen so she mixed the two together. The ending result is Karissa Anne

02/24/2022 12:09:18

My younger'sister is named Karissa and I think its a really pretty name.

11/19/2021 18:48:00

I LOVE IT!! By very best friend's name is "Corissa", so same pronounciation just a different spelling. Like I said...gorgeous name!!

07/10/2021 08:05:24

ever'since i heard the name karissa i fell in love with it and then i found out i was having a girl so we named her karissa danielle


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Karissa?
The origin of the name Karissa is Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Karissa?
very dear and beloved.
*️⃣ How many people are named Karissa?
Almost 20000 people are named Karissa.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Karissa?
The names of Kathleen, Kathy, Stevens, Kathrene, Cathlene