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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Risa

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Alt. Meaning

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Notable Persons Named Risa

Risa Taneda is a voice acting and voice actress. She was most active from 2010 to present. Risa was born on July 12th, 1988 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Risa Hontiveros is a Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Akbayan and Member of thePhilippine House of RepresentativesfromAkbayan. Risa was born on February 24th, 1966 in Manila, Philippines. Risa is also known as Hontiveros and Ana Theresia.

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Risa was born on April 10th, 1994 in Kobe, Japan.

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Risa Tachibana is a singing and actor. She plays Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to 2004. Risa was born on October 19th, 1971.

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Risa Yoshiki is a model (people), actor, glamour model, and actress. Risa was born on July 27th, 1987 in Funabashi, Chiba.

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Risa Niigaki is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. Risa was born on October 20th, 1988.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Risa

Arne was born on May 5th, 1944.

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Vilde Bøe Risa is an athlete for the Arna-Bjørnar.

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How popular is the baby name Risa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 12 12 0
1943 5 5 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 29 29 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 33 33 0
1948 28 28 0
1949 48 48 0
1950 46 46 0
1951 39 39 0
1952 41 41 0
1953 46 46 0
1954 64 64 0
1955 93 93 0
1956 94 94 0
1957 74 74 0
1958 90 90 0
1959 105 105 0
1960 125 125 0
1961 113 113 0
1962 131 131 0
1963 119 119 0
1964 108 108 0
1965 119 119 0
1966 124 124 0
1967 76 76 0
1968 83 83 0
1969 75 75 0
1970 55 55 0
1971 76 76 0
1972 56 56 0
1973 51 51 0
1974 59 59 0
1975 59 59 0
1976 49 49 0
1977 47 47 0
1978 46 46 0
1979 62 62 0
1980 49 49 0
1981 65 65 0
1982 52 52 0
1983 62 62 0
1984 62 62 0
1985 50 50 0
1986 42 42 0
1987 44 44 0
1988 64 64 0
1989 45 45 0
1990 71 71 0
1991 49 49 0
1992 55 55 0
1993 37 37 0
1994 48 48 0
1995 54 54 0
1996 31 31 0
1997 39 39 0
1998 54 54 0
1999 36 36 0
2000 43 43 0
2001 32 32 0
2002 49 49 0
2003 46 46 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 25 25 0
2006 20 20 0
2007 30 30 0
2008 31 31 0
2009 22 22 0
2010 22 22 0
2011 30 30 0
2012 33 33 0
2013 17 17 0
2014 27 27 0
2015 16 16 0
2016 25 25 0
2017 23 23 0

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Popularity of Risa as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Risa U.S.
  White 66.03% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Risa

People with the last name Risa are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Risa

  • How Popular is the name Risa? Risa is the 4,313th most popular name of all time. As a last name Risa was the 112,568th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Risa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,039 babies born with the first name Risa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Risa to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Risa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Risa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Risa is Wednesday, November 23rd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Risa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Risa was in 1962 with a total of 131 babies.
  • Random Risa Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Risa is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Risa: Your name in reverse order is Asir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Risa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Risa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 156 people with the last name Risa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Risa? Risa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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