Carissa

Female

Meaning

Dear One

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/kəˈrɪsə/

Traits associated with the name Carissa:

Carissa has a beautiful sound to it that represents a powerful affection between owner and dog.

Dogs named Carissa tend to be loving, strong-willed, and loyal. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Carissa?

That you have a creative streak and enjoy giving your pets unique names. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the name and may have a personal connection to it.

Is Carissa a good dog name?

Carissa has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Carissa isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

5,213
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Carissa is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Carissa was, in the past month, the 4875th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Carissa is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Carissa was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Carissa's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Carissa is most adored in District of Columbia, Texas and Oregon.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Virginia, New Jersey and New York.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Carissa.

Carissa is found in these categories:

greek dog names
greek

Derived from Greek word "charis" meaning grace or kindness.

Dog names like Carissa:

Glory + father
Beautiful
Bright, shining moonlight.
Daphnis and chloe, is an ancient greek novel
Heart, Maiden
Singer
Carissa dog name meaning

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