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Marissa Name Meaning and Origin

Marissa Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Of the sea, bitter

Name Origin


Marissa is a Latin name meaning 'Of the sea, bitter'. It is a combination of Maria and Louisa. The name has a dual meaning, representing the beauty and strength of the sea, as well as bitterness or sorrow.

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Marissa Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Marissa has a smooth and pleasant pronunciation with clear syllables. It flows easily and is easy to enunciate correctly.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Marissa has a rhythmic flow, but can sound slightly choppy due to the repeated 's' sounds. Overall, it has a moderate rhythm.

Famous People Named Marissa

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● Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer is a renowned businesswoman and former CEO of Yahoo!. She is known for her leadership in technology and for being one of the few female executives in Silicon Valley.

● Marissa Jaret Winokur

Marissa Jaret Winokur is a Tony Award-winning actress known for her role in the Broadway musical 'Hairspray'. She is also a television personality and author.

● Marissa Paternoster

Marissa Paternoster is a talented musician and lead vocalist/guitarist of the punk rock band Screaming Females. She is known for her powerful voice and guitar skills.

Marissa Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Marissa

The name Marissa does not have any strong negative cultural associations or connections to negative characters. It is a widely accepted and positive name in various cultures and societies.

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