Marisa - Meaning of the name
Hebrew: Sea of Bitterness, Rebelliousness, Wished For Child, to swell
Latin: of the sea
Egyptian: beloved of Amun
Hindu: mother of daska
[ 3 syll. ma-ri-sa, mar-isa ] Marisa is primarily used in the English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and German languages. Its language of origin is Latin, Italian, and Hebrew. The name is derived from the combination of Maria or Marina with Luisa or Lisa.
Marisa is a variant form of the English name Maris.
Marisa is also an English, German, Italian, and Spanish variant form of the English name Mary.
Marisa has 26 variant forms that are used in both English and other languages. Variant forms of Marisa used in English include Mareesa, Maresa, Maressa, Mariesa, Mariessa, Marisela (used in Spanish too), Marita (used in Dutch, German, Spanish, and Italian too), Mariza, Marrisa, Marysia, Meris, Merisa, Missy, Morisa, Risa, and Rissa. Other English forms include the short form Maris, the pet form Marysa, and the variant spellings Marissa (used in German, Italian, and Spanish too), Marrissa, Maryssa, Merissa, and Morissa. Foreign variant forms include the Dutch Marijse, the Spanish, German, and Latin Maritza, and the Dutch and French Maryse.
See also the related forms, the Albanian, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, and Scandinavian Lisa, the Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish Luisa, the Basque, Catalan, Corsican, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Scandinavian, Spanish, Hungarian, and Russian Maria, and the English, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Scottish, and Spanish Marina.
Marisa is a classic favorite. Currently it is still a somewhat popular baby girl name, but to a lesser degree than it was previously. The name jumped in popularity from the 1950s up to the 1990s; prior to that, it was of irregular use only. At the modest height of its usage in 1995, 0.115% of baby girls were given the name Marisa. It was #147 in rank then. The baby name has seen a decline in frequency since then. In 2009, its usage was 0.020% and its ranking #706. Within the family of girl names directly linked to Marisa, Maria was the most widely used. In 2009, it was 10 times more commonly used than Marisa.
Baby names that sound like Marisa include the English, German, Italian, and Spanish Marissa, the Irish Mairsile, the German Maraike, the name Marchia, the English Mareesa, the English Maresa, the English Maressa, the Polish Margisia, the Hungarian Marica, the Dutch and German Marieke, the name Mariesa, the name Mariessa, the Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, and Slavic Marija, the Czech, Estonian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, and Slavic Marika, the Japanese Mariko, the Spanish Marirrosa, the English and Russian Marisha, the name Markeisha, the English Marrisa, and the English Marrissa.
Morte - italian, portuguese and french for death
Listening to: O Sweet Death
Drinking: Teal Wine