Name: Risa

Origin and Meaning of the Name Risa

  • Meaning:
    Sand of the village
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (REE sah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Risa)
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Miscellaneous Info for Risa

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  • Used in:
    English and Japanese speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The Japanese girl name Risa can be written with the characters for "village; parent's home; league" and "sand"; hence the meaning "sand of the village".

    Other possible combinations of characters include "reason; justice; truth" with "assistant; help"; "pear tree" and "sand".

    This name can also be used as a short form for Theresa.

    Risa is also the Spanish vocabulary word for "laughter".

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