What does Larisa mean?
Associated with: cheerful (joy).
(female) Laisa, Larsey, ..
(male) Larce, Larcy, .. Middle name pairings:
Larisa Addilynn (L.A.), ..
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)
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. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Larisa ranked in the Top 2000 are Larissa (#1159 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 (#1789, down 77.5%), with the form Larissa becoming less in vogue.
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.