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Larissa Name Meaning

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Larissa meaning

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Larissa

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Meaning of Larissa
Lighthearted, Lovely, Cheerful
Origin of name Larissa
Greek

More About Greek Name : Larissa

  • Larissa is used predominantly in the German and Russian languages. Its origin is Old Greek. Derived from the word 'laros' meaning lovely. The name is of disputed origin; it could be also from Larissa, the name of the capital city of Thessaly in Greece. The name was borne by Saint Larisa, an early Greek martyr who was venerated in the Eastern Church.

    Larissa is a Greek city, the capital of Thessaly. Larissa is also the name of a moon of Neptune. In Greek mythology, Larissa was a nymph from Thessaly.



Famous Name Larissa

  • Larissa Behrendt

    an Aboriginal Australian academic and writer

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Variant Baby Names of Larissa:

Lari, Larisa, Laryssa, Lerissa, Lissa

Rhyming Names of Larissa: 

Larissa Name also appears in following Origin(s): English

Larissa also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Russian, American, Australian, Chinese, Danish

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No tears for the little ones

If babies don’t like anything, they will start making a shreaking voice and or crunch their face in a weird manner, but they actually can’t cry. Babies until few months old are not able to cry or take out tears.

Faster breathing rate

Yes, the breathing rate of the new born baby is faster than that of an adult. The new born babies breathe for about 40 times per minute. This is around 2 times faster rate than that of an adult.

Usage of Diapers & that too many

Yes, diaper changing sessions for babies is a long tern procedure which goes on till the baby is around 2 - 3 years of age. This means that on an average a baby changes about 8000 diapers till it is trained for toilet.

Laughing babies

Wondering what is this? Babies on an average laugh about 200 – 300 times in a single day. When comparing this figure to adults, they only laugh about 60 times a day. Probably that’s the reason you will see babies laughing just at about anything.

No salt tasting power

New born babies don’t feel food is very salty or without salt. Kidneys of a new born baby start developing properly at the age of 4 months. Since the kidneys are able to process sodium, hence you know!

  • What does the name Larissa mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Lighthearted, Lovely, Cheerful in Greek. Larissa also named in Russian, American, Australian, Chinese, Danish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Larissa. What does the name Larissa mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Larissa. History of name and famous personality with Larissa will help to update our database and other website users.

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    Larissa Latynina

    was a Soviet gymnast who was the first female athlete to win nine Olympic golds. She still holds the record for being awarded the most Olympic medals at 18 (nine gold medals, five silver and four bronze). Born Larisa Dirij, she first practiced ballet, but turned to gymnastics after her choreographer moved out of town. She graduated from high school in 1953 and moved to Kiev to attend the Lenin Polytechnic Institute and continue training.

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