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Larissa meaning

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Meaning of Larissa :

Lighthearted, Lovely, Cheerful

Origin of name Larissa :
Larissa Numerology :
Personality No. 5. People with the name Larissa love freedom. They are intellectuals & may be creative but can’t manage money well. They may overindulge in intoxicants, sex or gambling. Person with name Larissa having 5 as Personality number love traveling & also like change & adventure. They love socializing. They are versatile & astute. They are functional, resourceful & decisive.
Variant Baby Names of Larissa:

Lari, Larisa, Laryssa, Lerissa, Lissa

Rhyming Names of Larissa: 
Larissa with popular Greek Surnames:

Larissa sommer,   Larissa Ioannou,   Larissa Papadopoulos,   Larissa Konstantinidis,   Larissa Miranda


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


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

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

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  • What does the name Larissa mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Lighthearted, Lovely, Cheerful in Greek. Larissa also named in American, Australian, Chinese, Danish, Dutch 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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