Gender Feminine
Scripts Λάρισα(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. lə-RIS-ə(English) la-RI-sa(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

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

Related Names

DiminutivesLara(English) Lara(German)
Other Languages & CulturesLarysa(Belarusian) Lara(Croatian) Lara(Dutch) Lara(French) Lara(Hungarian) Lara(Italian) Larisa(Latvian) Larisa(Lithuanian) Larysa(Polish) Larisa(Romanian) Larisa, Lara(Russian) Larisa, Lara(Slovene) Lara(Spanish) Larisa, Larysa(Ukrainian)


People think this name is

formal   upper class   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

France: March 26
Russia: April 7


Entry updated May 29, 2020