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Gender: Female Origin of Karissa: Spelling variation of Carissa

The name Karissa is a girl's name of Greek origin. Karissa and is often added to lists like K Versions of C Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 C.O.B.R.A.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (Girls)".

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Both Karissa and Carissa are trending downward, along with the other issa names that first rose to popularity in the 1970s. Karissa fell out of the Top 1000 in 2014, two years after Carissa.

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Famous People Named Karissa

Karissa Shannon, American model, twin sister of Kristina Shannon
Karissa Lee Staples, American actress
Karissa Whitsell, American Paralympic cyclist
Karissa Schweizer, American long-distance runner

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