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Ranked #1390


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1472).

What does the name "Carissa" mean?

Carissa (Italian): Dear One

The name "Carissa" is of Italian origin and it means "Dear One". It's a name commonly given to girls.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

A is for activities, for you have many.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for success, in all you will do.

S is for serene, your calm time.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Assirac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aiascsr". 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.

How popular is the name "Carissa" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carissa" is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 21 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 553 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!

Past life for Carissa born Feb 19, 1979

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 Canada approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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