Larissa

♀ Name Larissa – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Larissa

Larissa is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Larissa

Larissa is of ancient Greek origin and was originally a name of a town in Thessaly. Besides, it is a name from Greek mythology. She was a nymph and a wife of Poseidon and mother of Achaeus, Pythius and Pelasgos. The fifth moon of the planet Neptune was named after her.

Meaning of Larissa

Larissa means “citadel” (from the name of the town), “delicious”, “lovely” and “pleasant” (from Greek “larós/λαρός”) and “seamew” or “gull” (from ancient Greek “láros/λᾰ́ρος”).

Pronunciation of Larissa

Alternate spelling of Larissa

Larisa

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Name Statistic: Larissa is ranked #1829 overall ↑ 32

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  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2953 ↓↓ -150
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2469 ↑↑ 402
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4363 ↑ 55
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1315 ↓ -5
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1286 ↑ 6
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2200 ↑↑ 5106
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2913 ↑↑ 532
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1683 ↑↑ 1549
  • 🇫🇷 France: 5484 ↑ 12
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 4340 ↑↑ 109
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 4779 ↑↑ 151
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9180 ↑↑ 326
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3498 ↓ -24
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 3171 ↓ -5
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 4638 ↓↓ -404
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3083 ↓ -81
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 2058 ↑ 65
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2662 ↓ -80
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