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Gender Feminine
Scripts Раиса(Russian) Раїса(Ukrainian) Раіса(Belarusian)
Pronounced Pron. ru-EES-ə(Russian)
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Meaning & History

Possibly from the Greek name HERAIS. This was the name of a saint and martyr killed in Alexandria during the early 4th-century persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian.

Related Names

DiminutiveRaya(Russian)
Same SpellingRaisa (2), Raisa (3)

People think this name is

formal   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Finland: February 9
Russia: September 18
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