Larisa Latynina

Gender:girl

Meaning:citadel

Origin:Russian

Pronunciation:lah-ree-sah

Variations:-Coming Soon-

Browse names by first letter:


...

About Larisa Latynina

Go back to names list

Larisa Latynina is former Soviet gymnast, who was active during the years 1956- 1964. She has one 9 Olympic gold medals and 18 medals in total. She holds the record for most gold medals held by a gymnast, and was the person with the most medals in general for 48 years until Michael Phelps broke it in 2012. She is credited for helping establish Russia as a strong force in gymanstics. Larisa is a Russian name derived from the name of the ancient city of Larisa in Thessaly, which means “citadel”.

You might also be interested in:

Similar names that end with 'A':

Looking for middle name? How about:

Top 10 names also beginning with 'L':

Name Gender Rank Meaning
Name Gender Rank Meaning
Leo Boy 7 lion Facts
Lily Girl 10 white flower; purity Facts
Logan Boy 20 hollow Facts
Lucas Boy 25 Man from lucania Facts
Layla Girl 38 Dark-haired Facts
Lola Girl 43 Sorrows Facts
Luke Boy 44 man from lucania Facts
Louie Boy 46 renowned warrior Facts
Luna Girl 48 Moon Facts
Lucy Girl 49 Light Facts

Check out our great content

Follow Us on Social

Make an Account With Us!

Make a BabyNames.co.uk account to save your favourite names

Get our book