Meaning:
Bitter Battle

Origin:
Spanish
Portuguese

Pleasant, Kind, Gilded

The Lioness

The name Marisa (pronounced ma-REECE-ah) is a Spanish/Portuguese contraction of Maria and Luisa. Maria means “Bitterness” and Luisa means “Famous Battle”, giving Marisa the interpretation “Bitter Battle”.

Marisa is beautiful and elegant, it reminds me of Mariana, Mairiis and Annelies.