Charissa

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Charissa mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Charissa

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C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

A is for assertive, a great leader

Notable Persons Named Charissa

Charissa Thompson is a television host, sportscaster, television presenter, sports commentator, and television hostandsportscaster. Charissa was given the name Charissa Jean Thompson on May 4th, 1982 in Seattle.

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DJ Rap is an electronica, drum, bass, and dance music record producer and disc jockey. Her ongoing career started in 1987. DJ was given the name Charissa Saverio .

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Charissa was born on April 26th, 1977.

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Charissa Burgwal is an athlete for the SC Heerenveen (women).

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Charissa Blankenbuhler is a sports team member for the Northern Virginia Majestics.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1949 6 6 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 11 11 0
1952 10 10 0
1953 17 17 0
1954 26 26 0
1955 30 30 0
1956 20 20 0
1957 16 16 0
1958 32 32 0
1959 27 27 0
1960 25 25 0
1961 24 24 0
1962 37 37 0
1963 28 28 0
1964 28 28 0
1965 41 41 0
1966 36 36 0
1967 44 44 0
1968 38 38 0
1969 59 59 0
1970 91 91 0
1971 109 109 0
1972 114 114 0
1973 130 130 0
1974 109 109 0
1975 141 141 0
1976 119 119 0
1977 134 134 0
1978 137 137 0
1979 199 199 0
1980 211 211 0
1981 167 167 0
1982 163 163 0
1983 176 176 0
1984 175 175 0
1985 152 152 0
1986 171 171 0
1987 147 147 0
1988 135 135 0
1989 155 155 0
1990 149 149 0
1991 115 115 0
1992 121 121 0
1993 119 119 0
1994 94 94 0
1995 82 82 0
1996 63 63 0
1997 69 69 0
1998 61 61 0
1999 63 63 0
2000 63 63 0
2001 43 43 0
2002 41 41 0
2003 35 35 0
2004 47 47 0
2005 36 36 0
2006 42 42 0
2007 41 41 0
2008 29 29 0
2009 26 26 0
2010 24 24 0
2011 29 29 0
2012 26 26 0
2013 18 18 0
2014 31 31 0
2015 27 27 0
2016 25 25 0
2017 23 23 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Charissa

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Popularity of Charissa as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Charissa

  • How Popular is the name Charissa? Charissa is the 3,767th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Charissa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,044 babies born with the first name Charissa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Charissa to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Charissa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Charissa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Charissa is Saturday, September 23rd, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Charissa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Charissa was in 1980 with a total of 211 babies.
  • Random Charissa Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Charissa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Charissa: Your name in reverse order is Assirahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahsscari. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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