Popularity:23770
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Sea nymph
Narissa is a girl’s name that Greek mythology enthusiasts will love. A variation of Nerissa, both names stem from the Nereides, goddesses of the sea and protectors of sailors and fishermen. More colloquially known as mermaids, what little girl wouldn’t want to have that certain sense of ocean wonder underpinning her name? Whether she’s ready to dive right in or prefers to admire the wonderous tides from the safety of this shore, Narissa might just grow to be a lover of all things coastal.
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