Karisa Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Carissa:
Italian elaboration of Cara (beloved, dear). Var: Carrissa. Short: Cari, Carie, Carri, Carrie, Rissa.
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In Greek, "Karisa" (Greek spelling Καρίσα or Καρίσσα ) is the name of a bushy plant that sometimes has white flowers (http://www.fytokomia.gr/tag/καρίσα). No native speakers of (modern) Greek are familiar with any other meaning of the name. It is often erroneously linked to the Italian "Cara", which means "dear".
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People with this name have a deep inner desire to inspire others in a higher cause, and to share their own strongly held views on spiritual matters.
People with this name are excited by change, adventure, and excitement. They are dynamic, visionary and versatile, able to make constructive use of freedom. They fight being restricted by rules and conventions. They tend to be optomistic, energetic, intelligent, and to make friends easily. They may be changeable, restless, untidy, and rebellious.
From UrbanDictionary: "A sexy down to earth girl who is an amazing lover and never gives up on what she wants she will never break the man she loves heart but if she doesn't love you your sure to be shot down. She has a gorgeous face and figure but don't let that fool you she has a short fuse and will put you in your place. She can also be hurt very easily."
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Karisa is also a settlement in Kenya's Central Province.
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