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Raisa meaning and name origin

Raisa \ra(i)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced RAY-sah, RYE-zah. It is of Hebrew and Yiddish origin, and the meaning of Raisa is "rose". In English and Slavic form, probably derived from Greek for "carefree". Also possibly originated as a Slavic equivalent of Ruth (Hebrew) "beloved".

Raisa has 6 variant forms: Raisabel, Raissa, Raisse, Raiza, Raizel and Rayzel.

Baby names that sound like Raisa are Risa, Razia, Rysa, Rise, Riesa, Reesa, Rosa, Rasya, Rasja and Rasia.

Popularity of Raisa

Raisa is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3243 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Raisa compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Raisa only.

Popularity of name Raisa
Popularity of Raisa