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Gender: Female Meaning of Clarisa: "bright, clear" Origin of Clarisa: Spanish variation of Claire or Clarissa

The name Clarisa is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "bright, clear". Clarisa and is often added to user-created lists like Awesome Spanish Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory -- Girls".

From the experts:

The pronunciation is different enough -- it's clar-EE-sa -- to make this feel like a distinct name. But an improvement on Claire or Clarissa? Not really.

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Famous People Named Clarisa

Clarisa Fernández, Argentine tennis player
Clarisa Belén Huber, Argentine footballer

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