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

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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Raisa ana'Marianna, character in "Seven Realms"

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