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Girl Name: Karessa

Name: Karessa
Pronunciation: \k(a)-ressa, kar(es)-sa\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: very dear
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Caressa, Karyssa, Karess, Koressa
Similar Names: Katessa, Karensa, Maressa


Karessa \k(a)-ressa, kar(es)-sa\ as a girl's name is a variant of Karissa (Greek), and the meaning of Karessa is "very dear".

The baby name Karessa sounds like Caressa, Karyssa, Karess and Koressa. Other similar baby names are Katessa, Karensa and Maressa.


Karessa is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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