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

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Origin and Meaning of Cerissa

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  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Cerissa is of Spanish origin and means "Cherish".
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Alt. Meaning

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

I is for innovator, always improving

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

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

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Popularity of Cerissa as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cerissa

  • How Popular is the name Cerissa? Cerissa is the 17,094th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cerissa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 461 babies born with the first name Cerissa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cerissa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cerissa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 22 new born babies.
  • When was Cerissa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cerissa is Tuesday, December 8th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Cerissa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cerissa was in 1980 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Cerissa Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cerissa is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Cerissa: Your name in reverse order is Assirec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Saiscre. How do you pronounce that?

What Cerissas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Cerissa born Apr 14, 1966

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 USA South-East approximately on 1275. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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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).