First name origin & meaning:
Latin: Loving and benevolent
First name variations: Carissa, Carita, Chareese, Charis, Charissa, Charisse, Charita, Charitee, Charitey, Charitye, Chariza, Charty, Cherri, Cherry, Sharitee, Sharitey, Sharity, Sharitye, Caridad, Carita, Caritas, Karita, Cordia, Cordie
Last name origin & meaning:
English: from Middle English charite ‘charity’, from Old
French charité (Latin caritas), probably applied as a
nickname for a benevolent, devout, or hospitable person.
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