Clarissa

Female

Meaning

Illustrious

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

/kləˈrɪsə/

Traits associated with the name Clarissa:

Clarissa has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Clarissa tend to be loving, industrious, and loyal. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Clarissa suggests that you have a fondness for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong appreciation for tradition and a sentimental streak.

Is Clarissa a good dog name?

Clarissa 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. Clarissa isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Clarissa is found in these categories:

Popularity

  • Clarissa ranks #4,384 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Clarissa ranks #2,425 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Clarissa ranks #2,194 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Clarissa:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Pug
  3. Shih Tzu
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Poodle

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