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Girl Name: Laryssa

Name: Laryssa
Pronunciation: \l(a)-ryssa, lar(ys)-sa\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: cheerful, lighthearted
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Lorissa, Lerissa, Larisa
Similar Names: Karyssa, Maryssa, Naryssa


Laryssa \l(a)-ryssa, lar(ys)-sa\ as a girl's name is a variant of Larissa (Latin), and the meaning of Laryssa is "cheerful, lighthearted".

The baby name Laryssa sounds like Lorissa, Lerissa and Larisa. Other similar baby names are Karyssa, Maryssa and Naryssa.


Laryssa is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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