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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 is also pronounced similarly to Rasya, Razia, Reesa, Riesa, Risa, Rosa and Rysa. Other suggested similar baby names are Maisa, Raina, Raja, Rasia, Rasja, Rhica, Rica, Rika, Rise, Rozsa, Ruzsa and Taisa.
Popularity of Raisa
Raisa is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3243 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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