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Larissa meaning

Name :

Larissa

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Gender :
Feminine
Meaning of Larissa :

Origin of name Larissa :
Greek
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. More Numerology
Variant Baby Names of Larissa:

Lari, Larisa, Laryssa, Lerissa, Lissa

Rhyming Names of Larissa: 
Larissa with popular Greek Surnames:

Larissa Horn,   Larissa Konstantinidis,   Larissa Mina,   Larissa Field,   Larissa Ioannou

Popularity Rank :

Larissa was ranked top 909 in American in year 1967 and most recently ranked 580 in American in year 2012 More about rank of Larissa

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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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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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  • 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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