Gender: Female Meaning of Carissa: "grace" Origin of Carissa: Greek

Carissa Origin and Meaning

The name Carissa is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "grace".

Trending down, along with others of both the Car and the issa groups.

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NimbleNymph Says:


I knew a girl named Carissa. She was confident and quick-witted, which probably affects how I view the name. I think Carissa is a gorgeous, underused choice!

cheesy-biscuit Says:


I much prefer Clarissa.

annieinred Says:


This is a really pretty name, and the fact that it’s trending down might mean that it’s also going to be lesser-used, perfect for people who wants their child’s name to stand out :)

paulapuddephatt Says:


Quite pretty

bordercollie Says:


Very pretty name