in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Italian
- Meaning: Dear One
- #1390 All Time
Pronunciation of Carissa
How popular is the name "Carissa" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Carissa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,477 babies born with the name Carissa in the United States. That's more than enough Carissas to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Carissa" was in 1992 with a total of 1,157 babies. (That's a lot of baby Carissas)
According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carissa" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 12 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of 976 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Carissa popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Carissa in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Carissa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Carissa as well as things modernly associated with the name Carissa such as celebrities named Carissa.
Origin and Meaning of Carissa
The name "Carissa" is of Italian origin, and it means "Dear One". It's a name commonly given to girls.
C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.
A is for accomplished, in all that you do.
R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.
I is for impressive, your list of qualities.
S is for sweet, your pleasing way.
S is for self respect, a solid score here.
A is for able, for you surely are.
Your name in reverse order is "Assirac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Srsaaic". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Carissa born Jun 8, 1984
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.
Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.
Name poster for Carissa
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.