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 #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?
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 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.
Name poster for Marissa
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