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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Karissa

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Karissa in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Karissa:

  • Records indicate that 17,799 girls in the United States have been named Karissa since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1991, when 901 people in the U.S. were given the name Karissa. Those people are now 28 years old.

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    Comments about the name Karissa

    92% Approval Rating
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      11 Positive Comments

  • "I'm pregnant! If it's a girl her name will be Karissa. I love it! I want to keep the "K" trend going. My name is Kimberly and my daughter's name is Kayden." Jun. 24, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Karissa but my whole life people have mispronounced is as Krissa or Kerissa. if my name is pronounced correctly i think it is a very pretty name!" May. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My younger sister is named Karissa and I think its a really pretty name." Dec. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Karisa I spelled it with one S. I love her name but people always call her krissa.I dont like the name krissa so im allways correcting people" Aug. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "ever since i heard the name karissa i fell in love with it and then i found out i was having a girl so we named her karissa danielle" May. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think Karissa is a pretty name! I would love to spell the name Karyssah. I do not like the "Corissa, Korissa" spellings because of mispronounciation. I do not like the C spelling because its ugly with a C. I like it better with a K." Apr. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Karissa Rae. My husband's name is Ray & I just love those names together. I loved the name Karissa as soon as I heard it. We are now having another baby girl & plan to name her Lila Grace or Lila Rose." Dec. 1, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE IT!! By very best friend's name is "Corissa", so same pronounciation just a different spelling. Like I said...gorgeous name!!" Apr. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is always spelt wrong but I don't really mind.. I love my name!! =)" Nov. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Lovely name - belongs to a lovely young lady I know" Aug. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Corissa, but people always think is Karissa or Clarissa." May. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "Every time I look at the name Karrissa it just looks like Russia but I like it" Sep. 4, 2018: Report as inappropriate

      6 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Karissa. People always spell your name like ?Karrisa? or ?Carissa?. But they pronounce it ?Krissa?, which is so annoying! I have not ever meet another Karissa other than on line, one time and she lived far away." Jul. 10, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Karissa and I love it very much. People often spell it like Carissa or Karrisa and I've just gotten used to it. My mom loved the name Marissa but wanted to name me after my aunt as well who's name is Karen so she mixed the two together. The ending result is Karissa Anne" Sep. 4, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is karissa and I love my name but people always pronounce it kerissa or kerissa and I always correct them bad they always spell it wrong they spell it karrisa like no that's not how u spell my name but other than that I love it. I was named after the show Clarissa explains it all but took out the c and the l and added a k to make it unique" Apr. 2, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is karrisa with two r's and one s..and i hate when people spell it wrong" Mar. 15, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "People always call me Klarissa but my name is Karisa!!! why can't that name be on the list!? :'(" Dec. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I Love my name Karissa, I was named after my aunt, Karen, and my mom, Sharisa." Aug. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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