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What does Raissa mean?

Raissa Pronunciation of Raissa [rais-sa] as a girls' name means "rose". Raissa is a variant form of Raisa (Hebrew, Yiddish): in English and Slavic form.

Associated with: rose (flower).


Raissa has 1 variant: Raiza.

2 more relations via Raisa: Raisse and Raizel.

Creative forms:
(female) Raisda, Raisna, ..

(male) Raisan, Raisra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Raissa Athena (R.A.), ..

How popular is Raissa?

Raissa is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Raissa is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular variation form of Raissa (outside Top 2000) is Raisa. This form of Raissa was at the apex of its popularity in 1990 (#1968). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raisa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raissa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Raissa is pronounced similarly to Rasya, Razia, Reesa, Riesa, Risa, Rosa and Rysa. Other suggested similar names are Alissa, Amissa, Anissa, Brissa, Calissa, Carissa, Crissa, Darissa, Elissa, Ilissa, Jalissa, Janissa, Kalissa, Karissa, Krissa, Larissa, Lissa, Maisa, Maisha, Malissa, Marissa, Narissa, Nissa, Odissa, Parissa, Raina, Raja, Ranessa, Ranisha, Rasia, Rasja, Rhica, Rica, Ricca, Ricka, Rieca, Rieka, Rika, Riqua, Rise, Ritsa, Ross, Rosse, Rozsa, Ruzsa, Saisha, Sarissa, Taisa, Taisha, Taisia, Taisse, Tassa (see Tasha), Trissa, Ulissa and Vanissa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Raissa.

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