Charissa Name Meaning & Origin

Charissa

Pronunciation: kah-RIS-ə (key)

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Charisse

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My name is Charissa. It gets misspelled and pronounced incorrectly pretty much every time I meet someone new. If people see it written down they automatically say "CHar-issa" instead of "Ka-rissa". If I introduce myself verbally, no matter how clearly I say it they call me something else. I get Clarissa a lot, but also Christy, Christine, Marissa, Melissa - pretty much any name ending in -issa. I strongly suggest if you like this name, to save yourself and you daughter a lifetime of explaining her name, spell it Karissa, or Carissa. Taking the "h" out will help a lot. She'll still get Clarissa a lot, but at least it won't be mispronounced when it is written down.

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Cara, Carrie, Care, Car,Chris, Chrissy, Cissy, Issa, Reese, Ris, Rissa, Riz, Rizzy, Rizza.

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Charissa come from the Greek "charisma" and means "Grace".

Charissa is the Spanish spelling of the name and can be pronounced either "Sha-rissa" or "Ka-rissa".

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