What does Larissa mean?
The name Larissa is of Greek, English and Russian origin.
The meaning of Larissa is "fortified town".
Larissa is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced La-ri-ssa.
The Given Name Larissa
Luminous and stylish, it is a name considered by many parents.
This 3 syllable name has adventure and a positive vibe.
Larissa is also great as a middle name.
In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,328
in baby name popularity for girls with 178 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,166 in baby name popularity for girls with 216 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
View the Larissa Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Larissa has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Larissa to other names.
Larissa Related Names
Variants of the name Larissa include Larisa.
Larissa has the diminutive (nickname) Lara.
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Larissa Name Fun
Be creative with the name Larissa.
Just for fun, see the name Larissa in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Larissa in Nautical Flags page.