Risa - Meaning of Risa

What does Risa mean?

[ 2 syll. ri-sa, ris-a ] The baby girl name Risa is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced RIY-Saa- †. Risa's language of origin is Sanskrit, Old Greek, Italian, and Latin. It is predominantly used in English and Japanese. From Latin roots, its meaning is 'laughter'.

Risa is a form of the English Drisa.

Risa is also a form (English) of the Dutch, English, and German Iris.

Risa is also a form (English) of the English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and German Marisa.

Risa is also a familiar form of the English Nerissa.

Risa has 12 forms. Forms of the name include Reesa, Reisa, Resa, Resah, Riesa, Risah, Risako, Rise, Riseh, Rissa, Rysa, and Rysah.

See also the related categories, english, greek, latin, japanese, laughter, sanskrit, and italian.

Risa is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1966, 0.007% of baby girls were named Risa. It was #909 in rank then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is currently of only sporadic use. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Risa, Iris was the most popular. In the last century Risa has primarily been a baby girl name.

Baby names that sound like Risa include Resa, Risah, Raca, Racah, Racca, Raccah, Rachie, Rachy, Raea, Raeca, Raeka, Raekah, Raffah, Raga, Rahee, Rahey, Raise, Raisha, Raisi, and Raisie.

† Pronunciation for Risa: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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