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Name Marissa

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Languages of use:German, English, Spanish, Italian
US 2015 rank:#540     ... 538:Cynthia, 539:Janiyah, 540:Marissa, 541:Johanna, 542:Sasha ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Marissa, Arissa, Carissa, Karissa, Larissa, Maïssa, Marisa, Marisa, Mariska, Parissa     Details
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About Mary, the group of names with the same origin as Marissa

Meaning/translation:maybe bitterness
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:as the name of Mary, the mother of Jesus, a symbol for pure and deep love
 the meaning of the name is disputed; maybe it means bitterness
 another possibility is an Egyptian origin with the name derived from mry (beloved)
 Maria is the Greek/Latin original form, Mirjam the older Aramaic/Hebrew form
 probably the most often used Christian female name
Words:mirjam = the bitterness  Aramaic
 mry = the beloved  Egyptian
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Maria Germany 1998,  1:María Madrid 1998,  1:Marie Germany 2009,  1:Mary England+Wales 1914,  1:Marija Macedonia 2011,  1:Mariana Colombia 2011,  1:Mia Switzerland/German 2015,  1:Mária Hungary 2014,  1:Mía Puerto Rico 2014,  2:Manon France 2003
Somehow related to:Mariano/Mariana, Marielena, Marlene
Old/original forms:Maria Latin, Mariam Old Greek, Mariamne Hebrew, Mirjam Aramaic
Name variants:Maaike, Maï, Maija, Maika, Maike, Maiken, Máire, Mairi, Máirín, Majken, Maleah, Malia, Maliah, Mamie, Manca, Manja, Manon, Mara, Maraike, Marei, Mareika, Mareike, Mareile, Mari, Mari, Maria, María, Mária, Mariah, Mariam, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariane, Marica, Marie, Marieke, Mariel, Mariela, Mariele, Mariell, Mariella, Marielle, Marietta, Mariette, Marija, Marijke, Marika, Marike, Marilyn, Mariola, Marion, Mariona, Marisa, Marishka, Mariska, Marissa, Marita, Maritta, Maritza, Mariya, Mariya, Mariyah, Mariyka, Marja, Marja, Marjatta, Marjet, Marusa, Marusha, Marushka, Mary, Marya, Maryam, Masa, Mascha, Masha, Maureen, May, Meeri, Meike, Meriem, Merjem, Mery, Meryem, Mhairi, Mia, Mía, Miah, Mie, Mieke, Mija, Mimi, Mimmi, Minnie, Miriam, Mirijam, Mirja, Mirjam, Miya, Moira, Mollie, Molly, Monja, Moyra, Myah, Myriam, Myrjam, Polly, Ria, Riana   Sortable list   Details

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MalaysiaGraph2014 19,  2012 18
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 105,  1990-1999 621980-1989 146
USA yearlyGraph2015 540,  2014 472,  2013 378,  2012 320,  2011 257,  2010 203,  2009 183,  2008 155,  2007 133,  2006 104,  2005 91,  2004 78,  2003 95,  2002 99,  2001 79,  2000 78,  1999 73,  1998 66,  1997 60,  1996 59,  1995 53,  1994 531993 59
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