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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marisa

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  • A user from Australia says the name Marisa is of Latin origin and means "The Sea".
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, variant of Marissa.

Notable Persons Named Marisa

Marisa Tomei is an actress. She was most prominent from 1984 to present. Marisa was born on December 4th, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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Marisa Miller is a model. Marisa was given the name Marisa Lee Bertetta on August 6th, 1978 in Santa Cruz, California, United States.

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Marisa Ramirez is an actress. She was most active from 1997 to present. Marisa was given the name Marisa Maguire Ramirez on September 15th, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Marisa Berenson is an actress, model, and model (people). She has been prominent since 1967. Marisa was given the name Vittoria Marisa Schiaparelli Berenson on February 15th, 1947 in New York City, New York, US.

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Marisa Coughlan is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 1995. Marisa was given the name Marisa Christine Coughlan on March 17th, 1974 in Minneapolis.

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Marisa Ryan is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1983. Marisa was born on November 20th, 1974 in Manhattan, New York, U.S. Marisa is also known as Marisa Graf.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marisa

Marisa is a soccer player for the EC Radar, Saad Esporte Clube, and Brazil women's national football team. Marisa was born on June 23rd, 1966 in Rio de Janeiro. Marisa is also known as Marisa; Marisa Pires Nogueira.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1934 5 5 0
1936 6 6 0
1938 6 6 0
1942 6 6 0
1944 5 5 0
1946 6 6 0
1947 6 6 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 11 11 0
1950 7 7 0
1951 23 23 0
1952 27 27 0
1953 30 30 0
1954 59 59 0
1955 89 89 0
1956 306 306 0
1957 254 254 0
1958 277 277 0
1959 241 241 0
1960 337 337 0
1961 298 298 0
1962 277 277 0
1963 308 308 0
1964 328 328 0
1965 301 301 0
1966 412 412 0
1967 403 403 0
1968 408 408 0
1969 350 350 0
1970 399 399 0
1971 458 458 0
1972 486 486 0
1973 577 577 0
1974 589 589 0
1975 564 559 5
1976 1,092 1,092 0
1977 1,622 1,609 13
1978 1,263 1,257 6
1979 1,298 1,293 5
1980 1,085 1,085 0
1981 1,168 1,168 0
1982 1,096 1,096 0
1983 1,000 995 5
1984 901 901 0
1985 978 972 6
1986 1,054 1,054 0
1987 989 989 0
1988 1,072 1,061 11
1989 1,044 1,036 8
1990 1,111 1,111 0
1991 1,153 1,153 0
1992 1,286 1,286 0
1993 1,730 1,723 7
1994 2,187 2,187 0
1995 2,198 2,198 0
1996 1,857 1,857 0
1997 1,477 1,477 0
1998 1,433 1,433 0
1999 1,110 1,110 0
2000 1,051 1,051 0
2001 982 982 0
2002 933 933 0
2003 945 945 0
2004 953 953 0
2005 800 800 0
2006 611 611 0
2007 612 612 0
2008 478 478 0
2009 411 411 0
2010 329 329 0
2011 308 308 0
2012 257 257 0
2013 171 171 0
2014 175 175 0
2015 108 108 0
2016 98 98 0
2017 88 88 0

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Popularity of Marisa as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Marisa

  • How Popular is the name Marisa? Marisa is the 1,023rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Marisa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 48,382 babies born with the first name Marisa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marisa to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marisa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1934 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marisa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marisa is Sunday, March 29th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Marisa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marisa was in 1995 with a total of 2,198 babies. That's a lot of babies named Marisa!
  • Random Marisa Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marisa ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 12 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Marisa: Your name in reverse order is Asiram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Israma. 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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