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What does Risa mean?

Risa /risa/ as a girls' name is pronounced REE-sah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Risa is "laughter". Also a short form of names like Marisa. Rise (rih-ZAY) is a French form made familiar in the 1950s through the 1970s by opera singer Rise Stevens.

Associated with: opera

Variations

Risa has 4 variants: Reesa, Riesa, Rise and Rysa.

Risa has 1 more relation via Marisa: Morisa.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Rasa, Reysa, ..

(male) Ricio, Risage, ..

How popular is Risa?

Risa is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2152 out of 4276, Top 50%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Risa for girls. Risa was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #1039 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Risa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Risa outside U.S.

Marisa (#1352 last year) and Rise are the popular variation forms of Risa. These relations of Risa were popular as birth names in 1995 (median #1382) and are now significantly less common, with the form Marisa falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Risa, Marisa, Rise in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Risa is pronounced similarly to Raisa, Raissa, Raiza, Rasya, Razi, Razia, Resi, Reza, Rezi, Rosa, Rosae, Rosai, Rosay, Rosee, Rosey, Rosie, Rosio, Rosy, Roza, Rozy and Ruza. Other suggested similar names are Gisa, Lisa, Raja, Rasia, Rasja, Rhica, Ria, Rica, Ricca, Ricka, Rida, Rieca, Rieka, Rika, Riki, Rima, Rina, Riqua, Rita, Ritsa, Riva, Ros, Rose, Ross, Rozsa, Ruzsa and Tisa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Risa.


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