Nerissa Name Meaning

Nerissa Name Meaning

Nerissa name meaning, origin, and more

 

The girl’s name Nerissa is a Greek name meaning: “sea sprite”. The name Nerissa is of Shakespearean origin, from The Merchant of Venice. The Nerissa is a Latinate elaboration of Greek nērēis ‘sea sprite’. Famous bearer: Nerissa Bowes-Lyon (cousin of Queen Elizabeth II)

 

How to pronounce Nerissa: NI-RIS-UH

 

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Not in the top 1,000 names

  • Nickname for Nerissa:

“Neri”, “Rissa”

  • Middle name for Nerissa:

Lake

 

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