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Marissa (Given name)

Marissa is a name for girls. The name is a form of Maria and originates from Latin-America. On our website 176 people with the name Marissa rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Sometimes people write the name wrong. In our language some people struggle with the pronunciation of the name. Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Marissa is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 492. A nickname for Marissa is "Rissa".
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Meaning of Marissa

The meaning of Marissa is: "Variant of Mary: Wished-for child; rebellion; bitter.".


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Marissa occurs in the following categories:
Baby girl names with 7 letters250 namesGirl names beginning with M250 namesGirl names ending in A250 namesLatin American names1711 names

Popularity Marissa per year


Marissa   27-03-2012
I love being named Marissa! It's feminine and fun.
For the most part it is unique, though it does seem to be gaining popularity. Certainly no complaints about this name from me!
Marissa 33 years old   17-07-2014
A lot of people like my name, but I hate it.

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