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Popularity
27k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Carissa

Gender: Girl. Ranked #1390 most popular

Similar Names
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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 change, you are able to adapt.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for strength, there when needed.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

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



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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 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 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Carissa" is not a popular baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of only 714 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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Carissa born Sep 27, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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

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