Merissa: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Merissa

Merissa

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Marissa:

Modern elaboration of Maria, formed by adding the suffix -isa, -issa, as in such names as Louisa (light) and Clarissa (famous, bright).

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