Larissa, Larisa

Origin: Greek

Лариса (Russian, Ukrainian) Larisa

Λαρισα (Ancient Greek) Larisa

Meaning: the name of an ancient city in Greece, the name most likely means “citadel” or “fortress”.

Larissa is a nymph in Greek mythology.

Lara is a short form of the name.

Variants: Larysa (Ukrainian); Larisa is the version often used in Russia.

Yuri

Origin: Russian, Ukrainian, Japanese, Korean

Meaning: farmer, earthworker; lily; glass

Yuri is a male Russian name, a variant transcription Yuriy, which is the Russian and Ukrainian form of George, meaning “farmer, earthworker”.

( Юрий ) Russian;  ( Юрій ) Ukrainian

Yuri is also a Japanese female name meaning “lily” (百合).. Yuriko (百合子) is a variant of the name, meaning “lily child”

It’s also a Korean female name spelled Yu-ri, Yoo-ri, or You-ri, and has various meanings depending on the hanja used. One such meaning I found online is “glass”  ( 유리 )

Ivan

Origin: Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovene, Macedonian, English

Meaning: Slavic form of John, meaning “Yahweh is gracious”

Although in English, Ivan is always pronounced as “eye-ven”, in Russian and Ukrainian it’s pronounced as “ee-vahn”