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Also Belarusian, spelled Раіса. You'll find bearers on social media.
Frollein Gladys  8/7/2019
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Although I am Ukrainian I don't find this name so pretty, maybe it's the pronunciation as it's quite pretty to look at. I feel there are nicer variations of this such as Roza but it's nice there is an alternative to a much more commonly used name.
― Anonymous User  7/22/2018
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Also used in Finland, where it's pronounced RIE-sah.
Yippal  5/5/2011
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I think this is a pretty name and very uncommon which is a plus!
― Anonymous User  3/9/2007
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My cousin is called Raisa - Ra-ee-sah.
lacey24  1/31/2007
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The best-known bearer of this name in the US is Raisa Gorbachev, wife of Mikhail Gorbachev. (She pronounced it Rye-EEZ-ah)
elizabeth hamlet  9/1/2006

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