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Merissa vs. Clarissa vs. Lyssa

what one?

The Top Baby Name is...

Clarissa

50%

Merissa

33%

Lyssa

17%

Poll created: Jun 18, 2007
Total Votes: 18

Comments

Which one to choose... I choose Marissa. This spelling only. Clarissa is nice too.
posted by Bia :: 10 years ago | report
Marissa or Elissa would be very nice.
posted by Hilary :: 10 years ago | report
I really like Lyssa, but feel that it makes a better nick name. I think that if she grows up to become a major business person or someone with a lot of authority, it would be hard for "Lyssa" to be taken seriously. Of the three, I think Merissa could be taken most seriously.
posted by Cori Richelle :: 10 years ago | report
i agree with the above comment: Lyssa is a better nickname... and i’d spell it MARISSA. definitely.
posted by Abbie Doll :: 10 years ago | report
the NAME has NOTHING to do with how seriously people take you! it’s the ATTITUDE!
posted by shelbie :: 10 years ago | report
i totally agree w the above comment!

my gramma’s name is Barbie. my other gramma’s name is Dolly. they were/are both successful women! and check out their names, seriously... this is NOT a joke.
posted by janet :: 10 years ago | report
I totally agree that it’s the attitude that can make or break a successful person, but in a society where first impressions are so important, I’m just thinking if someone’s first impression is from a piece of paper, stronger names are better.
posted by Cori Richelle :: 10 years ago | report
marissa.
posted by guest :: 10 years ago | report
instead of Clarissa, I like Carissa. Carissa Lynn is great.
posted by Danielle :: 10 years ago | report
I agree I like Marissa spelled this way, or just Carissa instead of Clarissa
posted by guest :: 10 years ago | report
Marissa spelled this way.
posted by guest :: 10 years ago | report
Elyssa
posted by guest :: 10 years ago | report

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