Over the past 110 years, 25 576 girls have been named Carissa. The name Carissa ranks 786th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Carissa in 1964. The peak of popularity of the name Carissa came in the 1980s and 1990s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.