Clarissa (given name)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Clarissa
Gender female
Origin
Word/name German, Greek
Meaning bright, clear, brilliant, famous
Other names
Related names Clair, Clare, Clara, Clarice, Clarisa
[1]

Clarissa is a name derived from the Germanic name Clarice, which is derived from the Latin word clarus, which means "bright, clear or famous". Clarissa is an English, Italian, and Portuguese name; Clarisa is the Spanish form of the name.[1]

Notable people with the name[edit]

Use in fiction[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]