The name Marissa is a girl's name meaning "of the sea". Marissa is ranked #882 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ocean and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".
From the experts:
Pretty feminissima name that never became as overused as cousin Melissa. The more streamlined Maris is a more modern sounding option.
Namesakes include Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo!.
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