Karissa Name Meaning & Origin

Karissa

Pronunciation: kah-RIS-ə (key)

Origin of the name Carissa:

Italian elaboration of Cara (beloved, dear). Var: Carrissa. Short: Cari, Carie, Carri, Carrie, Rissa.

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Kari, Kar, Rissa, Kars, Kissa

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The name “Karissa” is commonly found in Italy, America and Greece. It means “Dear” as in “my dear friend” or “Beloved” as in “my beloved”

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