in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- #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 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marissa" ranks #60 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 59 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of 6,094 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 south east? 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.
Marissa was born in 1979.
M is for mirth, your laughter.
A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.
R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.
I is for intense, your zest of living.
S is for sensible, the practical side.
S is for select, as few are chosen.
A is for able, for you surely are.
Your name in reverse order is "Assiram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Msisara". 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 Sep 19, 1952
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 Australia approximately on 825. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.
You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Name poster for Marissa
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.