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Gender: Female Meaning of Raisa: "easygoing; rose; leader" Origin of Raisa: Russian; Yiddish; Arabic

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 "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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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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Pop Culture References for the name Raisa

Raisa ana'Marianna, character in "Seven Realms"

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