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Gender Feminine
Scripts Лара(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. LAHR-ə(English)
LA-ra(German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch)
LA-RA(French)
LA-ru(Portuguese)
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Meaning & History

Russian short form of LARISA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by a character from Boris Pasternak's novel Doctor Zhivago (1957) and the subsequent movie adaptation (1965).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesLarysa(Belarusian) Larisa, Larissa(Greek Mythology) Larisa(Latvian) Larysa(Polish) Larisa(Romanian) Larisa, Larysa(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingLára, Lara (2)
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upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  
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