Meaning of Charissa
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Charissa has the following meaning:
A woman of great charm and grace. Also a variant of the Greek name Carissa, meaning "beloved". Popularized in the epic poem 'The Faerie Queene'.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Charissa is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Charissa in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Charissa is pronounced as kah-ris-sah
The following names are baby names related to Charissa and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Charissa: Boys - Ambrose
, Girls - Agatha
, Both genders - Barbara
The name Charissa is itself a variant of Charis
We think the name Charissa should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Charissa to be: An intelligent and sweet woman
In one word, you might describe Charissa as a(n) "intelligent
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The names of some famous persons by the name Charissa
(or its variants) are:Charissa Saverio
, born on 7 December, a famous musician. Charissa Saverio's background: A British drum and bass, house music and progressive electronic music disc jockey.Charissa Chamorro
, born on 26 April, a famous actress. Charissa Chamorro's background: An American TV actress, known for her appearances on soap operas such as 'The Guiding Light' as Victoria 'Tory' Granger (2001-2002) and 'One Life to Live (OLTL)' as Detective Sophia Pellegrino (1999-2001).Charissa Tansomboon
, born on 30 January, a famous athlete. Charissa Tansomboon's background: A Thai-American figure skater who currently competes internationally for Thailand. In 2005, she won the Thai national silver medalist and is a two season competitor on the Junior Grand Prix circuit.