Origin: Latin

Meaning: “star of the sea”

Best Nicknames
Mari, Missie, Missy, Rissa, Rissie

Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Maressa, Maricia, Marisa, Marisha, Marisse, Maritza,
Mariza, Marrissa, Maryssa, Merissa, Meryssa

Marissa TV and Movie Quotes:
“I’m not so sure Marissa’s glad to have me here.”
The O.C.: The Nana (2004)
“You wanted to know if Marissa received any fan mail.”
Monk: Mr. Monk Gets Lotto Fever (2008)
“Yeah, yeah. I have a thing for Marisa Tomei.”
Seinfeld: The Cadillac (1996)

Famous people named Marissa or its variations

1. Marissa Ribisi (b. 1974), American actress
2. Marisa Tomei (b.1964), American actress
3. Marissa Nadler (b. 1981), American singer, songwriter, fine artist

Marissa Middle Names
Marissa Angelique
Marissa Jane
Marissa Lauryn
Marissa Leigh
Marissa Raquelle

Leave a comment below.

  1. marissa says:

    My nickname is marmar or mcat

  2. Marissa says:

    My nickname is missy lol

  3. Marissa C. says:

    My nicknames are:
    Rissa Issa
    Rissa May (my middle name is MaeLee)
    Sissa Rissa

  4. Merissa says:

    My nicknames vary from;
    – Meri (like the nake Marie, not mary)
    – Rissy
    – Sissy
    – Missy
    – Ris
    – Ri-Ri

    I wish Merissa/Marissa/Marrisa/Marisa had better nicknames ~.~

  5. Marissa says:

    My nickname is Mris
    Love it!

  6. Kyie says:

    I love my name

  7. Marissa says:


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