The name Raisa is a girl's name of Russian origin meaning "easygoing; rose; leader". Raisa and is often added to lists like Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rotating Sibling Sets".
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Known in America via the wife of Soviet head Mikhail Gorbachev; a possibility for parents of Eastern-European descent wanting to move beyond Natasha and Nadia or for parents from the Middle East looking for a name that works in both cultures.
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