Larissa name meaning
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Larissa Name Meaning

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Larissa

   

Meaning of Larissa

Lighthearted, Lovely, Cheerful

Larissa Name Origin

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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.



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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