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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Lerissa

Name: Lerissa
Pronunciation: \l(e)-rissa, ler(is)-sa\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: cheerful, lighthearted
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Lorissa, Laryssa, Larisa
Similar Names: Cerissa, Merissa, Nerissa


Lerissa \l(e)-rissa, ler(is)-sa\ as a girl's name is a variant of Larissa (Latin), and the meaning of Lerissa is "cheerful, lighthearted".

The baby name Lerissa sounds like Lorissa, Laryssa and Larisa. Other similar baby names are Cerissa, Merissa and Nerissa.


Lerissa 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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