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Risa meaning and name origin
Risa \r(i)-sa\ as a girl's 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.
Risa is also pronounced similarly to Raisa, Raissa, Raiza, Rasya, Resi, Reza, Rosa, Rosae, Rosai, Rosay, Rosy, Roza and Ruza. Other suggested similar baby names are 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.
Popularity of Risa
Risa is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2152 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Risa name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Risa with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
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