Carissa Name Meaning & Origin

Carissa

Pronunciation: kah-RIS-ə (key)

Origin of the name Carissa:

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

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Charis, Charissa, Karis, Karissa, Karyssa

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Nicknames for Carissa

Rissa, Riss, Issy, Cari, Cara, Ari, Ara, Kissa, Crissy!

Meanings and history of the name Carissa

Greek and American Meaning: Very dear; beloved.
Latin Meaning: Artistic or giving; very dear.

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