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 west? 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 calm, a pleasant trait.
A is for able, for you surely are.
R is for rational, the way you think.
I is for ignite, the fire in you!
S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!
S is for success, in all you will do.
A is for activities, for you have many.
Your name in reverse order is "Assirac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iscasra". 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 Nov 4, 1937
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 Northern India approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.
You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.
Name poster for Carissa
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.