Given Name LARISSA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Λαρισα (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: lə-RIS-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of LARISA. It has been commonly used as an English given name only since the 20th century. In 1991 this name was given to one of the moons of Neptune, in honour of the mythological character.

Categories

cities, currently out of the US top 1000, moons, moons of Neptune
DIMINUTIVE: Lara (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lara (Croatian), Lara (Dutch), Lara (French), Lara (German), Lara (Hungarian), Lara (Italian), Larisa (Latvian), Larisa (Romanian), Larisa, Lara (Russian), Lara (Slovene), Lara (Spanish), Larisa, Larysa (Ukrainian)
Entry updated December 8, 2017