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960
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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Carrissa

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  • A submission from Australia says the name Carrissa means "Beautiful one, chosen one" and is of Aboriginal origin.
  • A submission from Arizona, United States says the name Carrissa means "Endearing Spirit" and is of Spanish origin.

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How popular is the baby name Carrissa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 6 6 0
1971 14 14 0
1972 5 5 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 22 22 0
1978 12 12 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 26 26 0
1981 20 20 0
1982 18 18 0
1983 27 27 0
1984 27 27 0
1985 23 23 0
1986 29 29 0
1987 23 23 0
1988 40 40 0
1989 46 46 0
1990 41 41 0
1991 61 61 0
1992 52 52 0
1993 40 40 0
1994 45 45 0
1995 34 34 0
1996 34 34 0
1997 26 26 0
1998 30 30 0
1999 30 30 0
2000 21 21 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 20 20 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 16 16 0
2005 12 12 0
2006 10 10 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 10 10 0
2009 6 6 0
2010 7 7 0
2011 5 5 0
2012 12 12 0
2013 6 6 0
2015 7 7 0

Fun Facts about the name Carrissa

  • How Popular is the name Carrissa? Carrissa is the 10,856th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Carrissa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 960 babies born with the first name Carrissa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carrissa to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carrissa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Carrissa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carrissa is Tuesday, July 29th, 1930.
  • What year had the most people named Carrissa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carrissa was in 1991 with a total of 61 babies.
  • Random Carrissa Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carrissa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Carrissa: Your name in reverse order is Assirrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiarrssc. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Carrissa born Oct 4, 2003

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 New Guinea approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).