Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:sea bird; Larissa (city in Greece)
Larisa is a girl’s name of Latin and Greek origins. Larissa in Latin can refer to a type of sea bird, so baby is sure to grow up to be a happy individual with their eye on the horizon. Larisa also has many links to modern and ancient Greece. In Greek myth, Larisa was a nymph from Thessaly. She was later represented on coins produced by the city of Larissa between 400 BCE and 340 BCE. Today, Larissa is the capital and largest city of the Thessaly region. Other former legends of this region include Achillies.
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