Marissa: baby girl name meaning and popularity


From a Latin name meaning "from the sea." Like an octopus, which is exactly what your little Marissa will remind you of when she goes through the clingy stage.


Mar, Mari, Rissa.

Famous people named Marissa:

Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; actresses Marissa Ribisi and Marissa Jaret Winokur; novelist Marissa Meyer; figure skater Marissa Castelli.

Fun fact:

There's a village in Illinois named Marissa, with a population of just over 2,000 at last census.

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