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118k
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since 1880

Marissa

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #561 All Time
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How popular is the name "Marissa" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1936550
1946770
1947770
1949770
1950770
1951770
195215150
195320200
195420200
195540400
195669690
195776760
195892920
195965650
196092920
19611041040
19621051050
19631171170
196499990
19651141140
19661401400
19672132130
19682382380
19692582580
19702632630
19712742740
19722752750
19733523520
19743653650
19753893836
19766176170
19771,0721,0675
19781,1551,1469
19791,3961,3879
19801,4031,4030
19811,4581,4508
19821,5281,5217
19831,6331,62211
19841,6271,6270
19851,9091,89019
19862,4552,44114
19872,5522,5457
19882,8202,80911
19893,8153,79421#81 girl name
19903,8273,80621#87 girl name
19914,4304,4219#81 girl name
19924,8784,8717#72 girl name
19935,6325,6266#59 girl name
19946,2596,24514#53 girl name
19956,0946,08113#53 girl name
19965,7605,7537#59 girl name
19975,3045,2968#60 girl name
19984,7294,7209#66 girl name
19994,3964,3906#73 girl name
20004,0314,0238#78 girl name
20013,8583,8526#79 girl name
20023,3183,3180#99 girl name
20033,5203,5137#95 girl name
20044,0204,00416#78 girl name
20053,5913,5910#91 girl name
20063,1613,1610
20072,6182,6180
20082,1782,1726
20091,7931,7930
20101,5271,5270
20111,2371,2370
20129999990
20138148140
20146676670

Want to know about the populiarty of Marissa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 117,916 babies born with the name Marissa in the United States. That's more than enough Marissas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1936 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marissa" was in 1994 with a total of 6,245 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marissas)

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marissa" ranks #67 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 59 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 4,729 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 "Marissa" mean? The list below shows the origins of Marissa as well as things modernly associated with the name Marissa such as celebrities named Marissa.

English

Origin and Meaning of Marissa

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

Marissa Tait

Marissa was born in 1979.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Assiram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mairssa". 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 Marissa born May 7, 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 Southern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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