Name Larissa - Meaning and origin

Name Larissa - Meaning and origin

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Larissa is Greek, and is the name of an important city in Thessaly, a region of central Greece.
The city of Larissa was considered the land of Achilles, hero of the Iliad, and was famous for the quality of its pottery. This name probably indicated the origin of the woman who wore it. It remained widespread in the Slav countries, in memory of a Crimean Christian martyr, burned alive in the fourth century. An original choice with us but common in Russia.
The Larissa are celebrated on March 26th.


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St. Larissa was a Christian martyr who died in the Crimea around 375. During the persecution ordered by a Gothic king in the sixth century, she was arrested and burned in a church. It is especially venerated by the Christians of the Orthodox Church.

His character :

Mysterious and discreet, Larissa tends to keep her feelings and emotions for her. However, under his cold appearance hides a caring and affectionate person. She needs love to be able to live fully. Dynamic and full of energy, it is brimming with surprises. She is always looking for novelties and adventures. Whether on a personal or professional level, she is very attached to her independence. With her head on her shoulders, she is efficient and voluntary. Larissa is a born leader who knows how to lead a team perfectly. She stands out for her sense of organization and sense of repartee.


Larisa, Laryssa, Lary, Lara, Larie.

His party :

The Larissa are celebrated on March 26th.

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