Kerisa Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Carissa:
Italian elaboration of Cara (beloved, dear). Var: Carrissa. Short: Cari, Carie, Carri, Carrie, Rissa.
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"schwa" /ə/ or "upside down e" for the "uh" sound in American English. It's a common "neutral" or "resting" vowel.
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Kerisa is a variant used by my parents. They wanted a name that went with my 7 brothers names, but also wanted it to be more girly, seeing as how i am the only girl. They wanted it to start with a K but also wanted the second letter to be an 'e' like the rest of my siblings ( Kelby, Keegan, Kenneth, Kendall, Kenyon, Kellan, Keyson), and they liked the sound of Karisa, so they just replaces the first 'a' for the 'e'. My whole name is Kerisa Christiana Rowan Alicia.
- Nicknames for Kerisa
Ker, Kris, Kerry, Risa
- Meanings and history of the name Kerisa
Kerisa is a spelling variant of Carissa/Charissa driven by the name Charis. Charis (/ˈkeɪrɪs/; Greek: Χάρις) originates in Greek language and means "gracious, kind". In Greek mythology, Charis is one of three Charites (Greek: Χάριτες) or "Graces", goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility.
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