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48k
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since 1880

Marisa

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #986 All Time
Girls
Boys
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118k Marissa (English)
2k Marika (Polish)
< 1k Mariska (Hungarian)
< 1k Maurissa (American)
< 1k Marja (Scandinavian)
< 1k Marixa (Spanish)
< 1k Mareike (Dutch)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1934550
1936660
1938660
1942660
1944550
1946660
1947660
1948990
194911110
1950770
195123230
195227270
195330300
195459590
195589890
19563073070
19572532530
19582772770
19592412410
19603363360
19612982980
19622772770
19633083080
19643283280
19653003000
19664124120
19674034030
19684084080
19693503500
19703983980
19714594590
19724864860
19735775770
19745895890
19755645595
19761,0921,0920
19771,6211,60813
19781,2631,2576
19791,2981,2935
19801,0851,0850
19811,1681,1680
19821,0961,0960
19831,0009955
19849009000
19859789726
19861,0541,0540
19879899890
19881,0721,06111
19891,0441,0368
19901,1101,1100
19911,1531,1530
19921,2861,2860
19931,7301,7237
19942,1872,1870
19952,1982,1980
19961,8571,8570
19971,4771,4770
19981,4331,4330
19991,1101,1100
20001,0511,0510
20019829820
20029339330
20039459450
20049529520
20058008000
20066116110
20076126120
20084784780
20094104100
20103293290
20113083080
20122572570
20131711710
20141721720

Want to know about the populiarty of Marisa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 48,078 babies born with the name Marisa in the United States. That's more than enough Marisas to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1934 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marisa" was in 1995 with a total of 2,198 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marisas)

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marisa" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 19 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of 2,198 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Marisa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Marisa as well as things modernly associated with the name Marisa such as celebrities named Marisa.

Italian

Origin and Meaning of Marisa

The name "Marisa" is of Italian origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Marisa was born in 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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Marisa Miller

Marisa Miller is a model. Marisa was born in 1980 as Marisa Lee Bertetta in Santa Cruz, California, United States.

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Marisa Berenson

Marisa Berenson is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1967 to present. Marisa was born in 1946 as Vittoria Marisa Schiaparelli Berenson in New York City, New York, US.

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Marisa Coughlan

Marisa Coughlan is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Marisa was born in 1973 as Marisa Christine Coughlan in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

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Marisa Paredes

Marisa Paredes is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1960 to present. Marisa was born in 1946 in Madrid, Spain.

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Marisa Pavan

Marisa Pavan is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1952 to 1992. Marisa was born in 1932 as Maria Luisa Pierangeli in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Asiram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aamrsi". 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 Marisa born Nov 13, 1960

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 Ontario approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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