in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: English
- Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
- #561 All Time
Pronunciation of Marissa
How popular is the name "Marissa" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1989||3,815||3,794||21||#81 girl name|
|1990||3,827||3,806||21||#87 girl name|
|1991||4,430||4,421||9||#81 girl name|
|1992||4,878||4,871||7||#72 girl name|
|1993||5,632||5,626||6||#59 girl name|
|1994||6,259||6,245||14||#53 girl name|
|1995||6,094||6,081||13||#53 girl name|
|1996||5,760||5,753||7||#59 girl name|
|1997||5,304||5,296||8||#60 girl name|
|1998||4,729||4,720||9||#66 girl name|
|1999||4,396||4,390||6||#73 girl name|
|2000||4,031||4,023||8||#78 girl name|
|2001||3,858||3,852||6||#79 girl name|
|2002||3,318||3,318||0||#99 girl name|
|2003||3,520||3,513||7||#95 girl name|
|2004||4,020||4,004||16||#78 girl name|
|2005||3,591||3,591||0||#91 girl name|
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 #64 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 98 babies in Minnesota 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?
Where is the name Marissa popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Marissa in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!
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.
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 was born in 1979.
M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.
A is for agreeable, the best side of you!
R is for realist, the way you are.
I is for intense, your zest of living.
S is for sensible, the practical side.
S is for serene, your calm time.
A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.
Your name in reverse order is "Assiram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Massiar". 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 Jul 27, 1994
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 Tibet approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.
Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.
Name poster for Marissa
Here's something for you to ponder on...
What Does My Name Mean? - Have you wondered at one time or another what does my name mean? Knowing the meaning of your name can make you feel more amenable to your name than before.