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Popularity
27k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Carissa

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Dear One
  • #1390 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
4k Cherise (French)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1949550
1952770
1953880
195414140
1955990
195610100
195710100
1958550
1959880
196017170
196121210
196219190
196325250
196436360
196568680
196664640
196770700
196874740
19691111110
19701661660
19712072070
19722162160
19732222220
19742702700
19753083080
19764754750
19775325320
19785535530
19796866860
19807257250
19816706700
19827147140
19837377370
19847527520
19857357305
19867657650
19877337330
19888368360
19899709637
19901,1051,1050
19911,1101,1100
19921,1571,1570
19939769760
19949049040
19958188180
19967247240
19976596590
19986866860
19996806800
20006856850
20017067060
20026916910
20036476470
20046256250
20054974970
20065005000
20074774770
20084084080
20093253250
20103243240
20112822820
20122642640
20132102100
20141641640

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 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?

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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 east? 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.

Italian

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.

Alternative Meanings

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for serene, your calm time.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Assirac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aiasrcs". 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 Sep 3, 1972

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 France approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

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 to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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