Karissa
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
kə-RIS-ə
Meaning
Gracious, kind
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Karissa is a variant of Charissa, itself a variant of Charis. Charis originates in Greek language and means "gracious, kind". In Greek mythology, Charis is a goddess of charm, beauty, nature and fertility. As a feminine given name it is rather rare.

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