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Larissa

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Meaning of Larissa
Lighthearted, Lovely, Cheerful
Origin of name Larissa
Greek
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  • 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 Kosorukova-Pesyakhovich

    is a Russian-born Israeli sprint canoer who competed from the mid 1990s to the mid 2000s. She won three bronze medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, earning them in 1995 (K-2 200 m for Russia under her maiden name of Kosorukova), 1998 (K-4 2

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Variant and Rhyming Names

Variant Baby Names of Larissa:

Lari, Larisa, Laryssa, Lerissa, Lissa

Rhyming Names of Larissa: 

Larissa with popular Greek Surnames

Larissa Kaya,   Larissa Horn,   Larissa Papaioannou,   Larissa Field,   Larissa sommer

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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Self - awareness test of the baby

Performing the self - awareness test of the baby is quite simple. If you put a red dot on the baby’s forehead and show him the mirror, notice what he does. If they rub the dot, they are aware, else not.

Hearing not up to mark

When new born babies are born, their hearing power is not complete i.e. 100%. The middle ear of the infant is filled with fluid which makes only partial hearing possible. Also, they are able easily able to recognize the voice of their mother.

Loving female voice

Yes, this is a true and a known fact that babies love the sound and voice of a female and prefer the same over the voice of the male. This might be the reason why babies are more close to their age during infancy.

Higher ratio of birth mark

The ratio of birth mark among babies is very high i.e. one baby born out of every 3 babies have a birth mark present on their body. Baby girls have more probability of birth marks than baby boys.

Infantile Amnesia

Since babies are not able to recall what they have done till the age of 3, their recording machine in the brain is not functional till then. Hence, they don’t remember pretty much anything once they grow up.

  • 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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