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

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

Same SpellingRaisa 2, Raisa 3


People think this name is

classic   formal   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Finland: February 9
Russia: September 18


Entry updated November 16, 2019