Gender: Feminine
Origin: Latvian
Meaning: “little dew.”

The name is derived from the Latvian rasa meaning “dew” with the diminutive suffix of-lite added on. Its designated name day is July 16.



Gender: feminine
Origin: Lithuanian/Latvian
Meaning: “dew”

The name is an ancient Lithuanian name associated with the daughter of the goddess Kupole. She was revered as the goddess of summer greenage and summer flowers.

The name is currently very popular in Lithuania. Rasuolė is another form.

Interestingly enough, it can also be a Hindi name meaning “flavor; essence.”

In Lithuania, the designated name-day is February 25/June 20, in Latvia it is April 9.