Larissa

Derived from "hilaris" which is also the root of Hilary. Possibly adapted from the Russian Larisa or used as the feminine form of Larry. The name caught on during the 1960s and recently dropped out of the top 500. Also known as a city in north central Greece and the name of one of Neptune's moons.

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