Marisa (given name)

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Marisa is a feminine given name. Like the given name Marissa, the name is derived from the Latin maris, meaning "of the sea".[1] The name is also a Spanish or Italian contracted familiar nickname for Maria Isabel (Mary Elizabeth) or Maria Luisa (Mary Louise, 'Mary-Lou').

People with this name[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Marisa Coulter, a character from Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy
  • Marisa Kirisame (霧雨 魔理沙), a fictional witch in numerous Touhou Project games
  • Marisa Turner, Countess New Kiev, a character from David Weber's "Honor Harrington" series.
  • Marissa Cooper, from television series The O.C..

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