Raisa
Origin/Usage
Greek, Russian
Pronunciation
RIE-sah
Meaning
Easy-going
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Raisa originates in Greek language and means "easy-going". This was the name of of the wife of Mikhail Gorbachev, a famous former Soviet leader. In the United States it is used very rarely as a feminine given name. It functions as a surname as well.

Famous Raisas

Raisa Gorbachova - former Soviet First Lady
Raisa Etush - actress
Raisa Modorova - singer

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