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The meaning and history of the name Larisa.


Possibly derived from the name of the ancient city of Larisa in Thessaly, which meant "citadel". In Greek mythology, the nymph Larisa was a daughter of Pelasgus. This name was later borne by a 4th-century Greek martyr who is venerated as a saint in the Eastern Church.

Usage: Croatian, Greek Mythology, Latvian, Russian, Ukrainian
Name day:
March 30th: Latvia
December 25th: Latvia