Larissa Name Meaning

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Larissa Name Meaning

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Larissa

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Meaning of Larissa
Lighthearted, Lovely, Cheerful
Larissa Name Origin
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 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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Variant Baby Names of Larissa:

Lari, Larisa, Laryssa, Lerissa, Lissa

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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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