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Meaning and name origin

Larissa \l(a)-rissa, lar(is)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced la-RISS-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Larissa is "cheerful". Variant of Lara; from the same root as Hilary. Popular in Russia.

Larissa has 7 variant forms: Lari, Larisa, Laryssa, Lerissa, Lissa, Lorissa and Lyssa.

Suggested similar baby names are Carissa, Darissa, Karissa, Lacrissa, Larisha, Marissa, Narissa, Parissa and Sarissa.


Larissa is a very popular first name for females (#1177 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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