Risa name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Risa mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Risa

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Florida, U.S. agree the name Risa is of Latin / Spanish origin and means "Laughter".
  2. A user from Massachusetts, U.S. says the name Risa is of Arabic origin and means "Laughter, smile".
  3. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Risa is of English origin and means "Risa is latin for laughter".
  4. A submission from South Africa says the name Risa means "Laughter/Happiness" and is of Latin origin.
  5. According to a user from Canada, the name Risa means "Intelligent and humble".
  6. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Risa is of Slang origin and means "Laugh".
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Notable Persons Named Risa

Notable Persons Named Risa

Risa Taneda

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.

Risa Hontiveros

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.

Risa Ozaki

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

Risa Tachibana

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.

Risa Yoshiki

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

Risa Niigaki

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

  • Risa Vetri Ferman
    Judge of Court of Common Pleas in Montgomery County
  • Risa Shigetomo
  • Risa Shoji

Notable Persons With the Last Name Risa

Notable Persons With the Last Name Risa

Arne Risa

Arne was born on May 5th, 1944.

Vilde Bøe Risa

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


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 4,409th 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,084 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 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Risa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Risa: The name spelled backwards is Asir. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rsai. 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.
  • Risa name meaning

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