First Name
639
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maurissa

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

U is for useful, always to others.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

S is for select, as few are chosen.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

Notable Persons Named Maurissa

Maurissa Tancharoen is an actress, singer, television producer, and television writer. She was most prominent from 1988 to present. Maurissa was born Maurissa Tancharoen on November 28th, 1975. Maurissa is also known as Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 5 5 0
1972 5 5 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 6 6 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 5 5 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 13 13 0
1988 25 25 0
1989 18 18 0
1990 21 21 0
1991 43 43 0
1992 39 39 0
1993 50 50 0
1994 29 29 0
1995 19 19 0
1996 22 22 0
1997 21 21 0
1998 28 28 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 18 18 0
2002 14 14 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 19 19 0
2005 11 11 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 15 15 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 10 10 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 7 7 0
2014 7 7 0
2017 6 6 0

Fun Facts about the name Maurissa

  • How Popular is the name Maurissa? Maurissa is the 14,000th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Maurissa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 639 babies born with the first name Maurissa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maurissa to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maurissa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Maurissa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maurissa is Wednesday, December 30th, 1914.
  • What year had the most people named Maurissa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maurissa was in 1993 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Maurissa Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maurissa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Maurissa: Your name in reverse order is Assiruam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imasuras. How do you pronounce that?

What Maurissas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Maurissa born Sep 6, 1996

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 Southern China approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.