Name: Marisa

Origin and Meaning of the Name Marisa

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    (mah REE sah); (mah RIH sah)
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    English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries
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    20th century elaborated form of Maria, with the feminine suffix -isa abstracted from such names as Lisa or Louisa.
    It may also have been influenced by the Dutch pet form Maryse, or the Latin created name Maris.

    American actress Marisa Tomei is a famous bearer of the name.

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