Larisa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) From the Ancient Greek place name (a town in Thessaly) Λαρισα (Larisa) meaning 'citadel' [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Greek λάρος (láros) = 'seagull (bird)' [3]

Larus argentatus 1.JPG
seagull
Image by 'Aiwok',[5]
licensed under Creative Commons

3) Greek larós = 'lovely' [3]

4) Slavic variant form of Laura [6]

Related Names

Larisa
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Larissa
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Larisse
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Larissia
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Swedish

See also Lara

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Larisa
Genitive: Larisas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Larisa
Genitive: Larisan
Partitive: Larisaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Larisa
Genitive: Larisas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Larisa
Genitive: Larisas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
356 402 0 0
Norway Norway[8]
194 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
130 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 538 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Larisa.

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Wikimedia Commons: Image by 'Aiwok', source & license
  6. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi