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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #986 most popular

Similar Names
118k Marissa (English)
2k Marika (Polish)
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< 1k Mareike (Dutch)

What does the name "Marisa" mean?

Marisa (Italian): Of the Sea or Bitter

The name "Marisa" is of Italian origin and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Asiram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Asrmai". 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 "Marisa" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marisa" is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 410 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Marisa popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Marisa 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!

Celebrities named Marisa

Marisa Tomei

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


Marisa Miller

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


Marisa Berenson

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


Marisa Coughlan

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


Marisa Paredes

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


Marisa Pavan

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


Past life for Marisa born Apr 14, 1962

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 Southern Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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.