First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Raissa

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Alt. Meaning

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

S is for serious, not always joking.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Notable Persons Named Raissa

Raissa Feudjio is a soccer player for the Merilappi United, Trabzon İdmanocağı (football women), and Cameroon women's national football team. Raissa was born on October 29th, 1995 in Yaoundé.


Raïssa was born in 1883 in Rostov-on-Don. She passed away in 1960.


Raissa Khan-Panni is an alternative, pop, electronica, alternative rock, and pop music musician. Raissa was born in 1971 in Lambeth.


Raissa was born on March 27th, 1913. She died on March 1st, 2006.


Raïssa Venables is an artist. Raïssa was born in 1977.


Fun Facts about the name Raissa

  • How Popular is the name Raissa? Raissa is the 16,418th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Raissa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 495 babies born with the first name Raissa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raissa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raissa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Raissa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raissa is Sunday, September 16th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Raissa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raissa was in 1989 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Raissa Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raissa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Raissa: Your name in reverse order is Assiar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arsisa. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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