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Apparently, it is supposed to mean "seagull" in Greek.
Miss Claire  3/13/2005
This is the first name of Lara Guishar, the tragic herione of Boris Pasternak's novel 'Doctor Zhivago'.
reservoirdoll1987  5/26/2005
Some famous namesakes from the sport of gymnastics:
Larissa Latynina (former USSR)
Larissa Lowing (Canada)
Larissa Fontaine (United States)
delaney04  6/11/2005
I read somewhere that this name is Greek meaning "cheerful".
― Anonymous User  4/25/2006
To me it sounds like a name of an R&B or rap singer. LaRissa. I dislike it.
― Anonymous User  8/7/2006
Larissa began usage in the late 1960's and has been used ever since, it doesn't rate high on the top 1000 list.
― Anonymous User  9/20/2006
I love it, I think it's adorable.
xHOWTOSAVEALiFE  10/23/2006
Larissa is a very pretty name for a girl. Not heard of very often which is nice.
― Anonymous User  10/29/2006
Larissa Hodge is the name of Bootz on Flavor of Love season 2, even though I'm quite sure none of you guys know or even heard of what that is. But Larissa is still a very pretty name.
hahaha  11/14/2006
Larissa is the name of one of Neptune's moons.
Marija Luminitsa  8/4/2007
It sounds very childish. I don't like it a lot.
― Anonymous User  10/18/2007
From what I have researched Larissa appears to mean 'Ocean' in Greek, maybe that's where the 'seagull' connitation came into being. Anyhow okay name.
lowcal historyan  1/1/2008
While I actually like Marissa, and Melissa is so common that it sounds mature to me, this name, along with Carissa and Clarissa, just sounds really girly and youthful. It sounds too cutesy for a grown-up, somehow.
slight night shiver  4/27/2008
Larissa Oleynik played Alex Mack on the series of the same name (ran several seasons on Nickelodeon.)
elizabeth hamlet  7/26/2008
Larysa Petrivna Kosach-Kvitka, Ukrainian poetess and writer. Born Feb. 23, 1871, died Aug.1, 1913.
Larianne  8/25/2008
I'm not really sure why I like this name, but I think it has something to do with the "L" at the beginning. I think it rolls off the tongue easier than Karissa or Carissa. I also like Clarissa.
TayLeigh127  10/8/2008
Pretty. I spell it Laryssa.
kool_babe14  5/7/2009
I like this name, but prefer the spelling Laurissa.
ALOF10  12/15/2009
This is also the name of Larisa Iordache, Romanian Olympic medalist gymnast.
― Anonymous User  7/19/2015
This is one of the only "-issa/-isa" names that I like. Just, please, don't spell it "LaRissa".
― Anonymous User  11/29/2015
Larissa de Macedo Machado, known by her stage name Anitta, is a Brazilian recording artist, songwriter, and dancer. Anitta garnered international fame in 2013 after releasing her debut single "Show das Poderosas".
cutenose  5/31/2016
The name Larissa was given to 216 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/13/2016
Larissa Mabel Riquelme Frutos, usually known as Larissa Riquelme is a Paraguayan model and actress from Asunción. She is one of the highest-paid models in Paraguay. A famous model and actress in Paraguay, Riquelme rose to international prominence during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. A supporter of both the Paraguay national football team and the club Cerro Porteño, she was first pictured in international media celebrating a goal during the game between Paraguay and Slovakia with her Nokia mobile phone between her breasts and she was wearing a t-shirt with Paraguay's colors. Riquelme is the face of the deodorant brand Axe in Paraguay and at a later Paraguay game in the World Cup she was also seen with the word "Axe" written on her chest as advertising for the deodorant brand.
cutenose  1/28/2017
This name is also used in Portugal, not just in Brazil.
cutenose  2/2/2017
Larissa Pereira is the wife of Brazilian professional footballer Roberto Firmino.
lilolaf  5/11/2017
I don't like this name very much. To be honest, the original 'Larisa' was more preferable.
mememan28  12/7/2017
I guess it sounds okay. I prefer Clarissa or Marissa though.
Luvbug86  3/14/2018

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