Marissa is a female given name and is of Greek origin. It means star of the sea; wished-for child. Pronounced as mah-RIS-ah, the name is in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2019 and not in the top 1000 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names. Variations of Marissa include Marisa.
Marissa is a girl's name.