Marissa
Origin/Usage
English, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish
Pronunciation
mə-RIS-ə
Meaning
Of the sea
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There are several possible explanations of this name's origin. It could be a derivation Mary, originally from the Hebrew name Miryam (meaning "lots of bitterness"). It can also be a variation of the name Maris, which in Latin means "of the sea". Another explanation mentions the combination of Maria and Luisa.

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Marissa Jaret Winokur - actress
Marissa Irvin - tennis player
Marissa Piesman - writer
Marissa Ribisi - actress

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