What does Larisa mean?
Associated with: cheerful (joy).
(female) Lanisa, Larsey, ..
(male) Larce, Larcy, ..
How popular is Larisa?
Larisa is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2250 out of 4276, Top 53%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Larisa for girls. Larisa entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1478 in the U.S. in 1993, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Larisa and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Larisa ranked in the Top 2000 are Larissa (#1094 from recent data), Lissa and Lyssa. Other forms, like Laryssa, are uncommon. These relations of Larisa were favored 2 decades ago (average #1469) and are now much less popular (#1773, down 75.3%), with the form Larissa becoming less in vogue.
Recommended names are Caris, Carisia, Corisa, Darina, Darissa, Farica, Farina, Irisa, Jalisa▼, Jarica, Jarika, Karida, Karina▼, Karissa▼, Karita, Karysa, Katrisa, Klarisa, Lacina, Laina, Lakia, Lakisha▼, Lakrisha, Lalia, Lalita, Lanika, Lanisha, Lanita, Lara, Larea, Larena, Larinda, Larine, Lark, Larra, Larsina (see Lauren), Latina, Latisha▼, Latrisha, Laurice, Laurita, Lavina▼, Lisa▼, Loria, Lorita, Lovisa, Lyria, Lyric▲, Lyrica, Lyris, Maisa, Marina▼, Maris, Marisa▼, Marise, Mariska, Marissa▼, Marita, Maritsa, Marlisa, Marysa, Maurisa, Paris, Raisa, Saria, Sarika, Sarina, Sarita, Taisa, Talisa, Tarina, Trisa, Vanisa, Zarina and Zarita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Larisa.