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Pronunciation of Carissa
How popular is the baby name Carissa in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the popularity of the Carissa baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,645 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 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carissa" ranks #73 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 7 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of 1,157 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Carissa popular?
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.
Other Inspirations for the Name Carissa
C is for casual, no pretension here.
A is for able, for you surely are.
R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.
I is for ignite, the fire in you!
S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.
S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.
A is for admirable, you certainly are!
Your name in reverse order is "Assirac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Asiscra". 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 Dec 13, 2013
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 Southern Africa approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.
As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.