Origin of the name CLARISSE.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name CLARISSE.
Arthurian legend name of the sister of Gauvain.
She is also known by the name Clarissant,
which see. It is a form of Italian
Clarice (q.v.), meaning "she does famously." (History of Christian
Names, Yonge, 1884). Usage: Brazil, France.
Clarisse Bader (d. 1902), was a French writer.
Clarisse Leite (d. 2003), was a Brazilian composer, music teacher and
... To overcome the final scruples
of the credulous girl, he talks of his ardent love, declares how
wretched he is, and goes through the comedy of an intended
suicide. "Il dira qu'il se tue... Mais Clarisse aime mieux le
sauver et mourir." At last, believing in the sincerity of the
love he manifests for her, she ends by giving way. (Passion &
Criminality in France: a Legal & Literary Study, Proal, 1901)