Larissa
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
lə-RIS-ə
Meaning
Woman from citadel
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Larissa originates in Greek language and means "woman from citadel". In Greek mythology, Larissa was a nymph and the daughter of Pelasgus. It was also the name of a 4th century Christian martyr, Saint Larissa. Larissa is also the name of an important city in Greece. As a feminine given name it has been fairly popular in the United States.

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Also Spelled Like...

Lara, Larisa, Larrissa, Larryssa, Laryssa

Famous Larissas

Larissa Carvalho - tennis player
Larissa Lai - writer

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