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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 is the baby names popularity of the name Raisa for girls. (2010 statistics) Compare Raisa with its variant forms and related girl baby names.