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1/22/2019, 10:01:03 AM Mike C update #101
12/8/2017, 12:41:09 PM Mike C update #97
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2/12/2007, 1:03:40 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Feminine
Usage Russian
Scripts Раиса(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. ru-EES-ə

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.