Raisa

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Raisa

  1. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Раиса (Raisa).

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Russian saint's name Раиса (Raísa), probably from Ancient Greek, of unknown meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrɑisɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Rai‧sa

Proper noun[edit]

Raisa

  1. A female given name of Finnish speakers.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Раиса (Raisa).

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of the 19th century. From Russian Раиса (Raisa).

Proper noun[edit]

Raisa f

  1. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Раиса (Raisa).
  2. A female given name.

Etymology 2[edit]

From English Rice.

Proper noun[edit]

Raisa (f)

  1. Rice (English surname as applied to women)
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References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Raisa was the only given name of 4777 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.