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Girl Names Ending with -is

Is ending baby names and what they mean, with 139 results. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1920-1929 (USAGE OF 3.52%) and has become significantly lower since (USAGE 0.81%, 76.9% LESS), with names like Alexis falling out of fashion. Genesis (#58), Iris (#186), Amaris (#751) and Ellis (#844) are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here, while Millis (TOP 8%) and Hillis (4%) are common -is surnames. Here is the list of -is names for boys.

-is names

Adamaris - Aracelis | Ardelis - Caris | Carlis - Dangelis | Daralis - Filis | Floris - Karis | Khris - Perris | Persis - Wandis

Adamaris - Aracelis


From Latin language. "To love." Adamarie is also a slightly favored birth name.

Adelis, Adelais
Var. of Adelaide. Derivative of Old German language. "Noble kind." Rare, but Adelais, Adelis are similar to popular surnames Alois (UPPER 70%), Angelakis (79%), which also end with -is.

Agnes and variants

Annis1, Annais, Anis1, Anais1, Aigneis, Agneis
Forms of Agnes. From Greek element. "Pure, holy." Used widely as baby names, Agneis, Annis, etc. are similar to the familiar Annie.

Form of Ailsa. Source fr. Old Norse language. "Island of Alfsigr." Compare last names Ailes (TOP 20%), Aills (44%). See also Alise.


Form of Alana. Root fr. Old German, Hawaiian. "Precious; awakening." Usage of Alanis as a girls' name in 2016 was 100% less than a decade ago. See also Ilanis.

Form of Allena. Origin fr. Old German language. "Precious." Alanis was popular as a baby name 3 years ago. See also Alanza.

Stems fr. Greek. In Euripides' play of the same .. Not Top 2000 name.

Based on Old English element. "Battle-seasoned." Aldas and Aldil are creative forms.


Var. of Alix. Derivative of Old German element. "Noble." Alexis was a Top birth name in 2016. Unisex name.

Alexis and variants

Alexis2, var. Lexis
Based on Greek element. "Defender." Alexis has waned in favor as a baby name since 1999.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -is names: Adamaris, Alanis, Alexis, Amaris, Anais

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -is names: Anis, Annis, Lexis

Form of Alexandra. From Greek word. "Man's defender." Alexis is familiar as a children's name compared to other variations. Cross-gender use.

Allis1, Alis, Alais, Allis2
Forms of Alice. Origin fr. Old German word. "Noble, exalted." Outside Top 2000.


From Hebrew. "Promised by God." Adoption of Amaris as a girls' name in 2016 was 10.3% more than the year before.

Amaryllis, var. Amarilis
Based on Greek element. "Fresh, sparkling." Amaryllis and Amarilis are not Top 2000 names.


Origin fr. French, Hebrew words. Ana´s is a variant of .. Used frequently as a baby name, Anais is comparable to the familiar Angie. See also Annys.

Anice and variants

Annis2, Anis2
Var. of Anice. From Greek. "Satisfaction." Somewhat popular as children's names, Anis and Annis are similar to the conventional Annie.

Form of Anise. .. Other names derived from spices are .. Adoption of Anis was well-received among parents during 1880-1889. See also Anka.

Form of Anne. Stems fr. Hebrew. "He (God) has favored me." Less used today. Annis was last recorded in 1940-1949 in the Top 2000. See also Annisa.

From Greek language. "Satisfaction." Less used today. Annis was last listed in 1940-1949 in the Top 2000. See also Anis.

Var. of Araceli. Stems fr. Latin. "Altar of heaven; heavenly homemaker." Aracelis was not among 2016's Top names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -is names for girls.

1. Adamaris - Aracelis
Adamaris, Adelaide [Adelis, ..], Agnes [Annis, ..], Ailsa [Ailis], Alana [Alanis], Allena [Alanis], Alcestis, Aldis, Alix [Alexis], Alexis [Lexis], Alexandra [Alexis], Alice [Allis, ..], Amaris, Amaryllis [Amarilis], Anais, Anice [Annis, ..], Anise [Anis], Anne [Annis], Annis, Araceli [Aracelis]

Ardelle [Ardis, ..], Arden [Ardis], Ardis, Ardith [Ardis], Artemis, Arthuretta [Artis], Athena [Athenais], Audrey [Audris], Audris, Ava [Avis], Avis, Beatrice [Beitris, ..], Berenice [Berenis], Brandy [Branndais, ..], Brisa [Briseis], Candace [Candis], Candice [Kendis, ..], Carol [Carilis], Carissa [Caris], Carys [Caris]

Carla [Carlis], Charity [Charis], Charis [Karis], Cha- [Charis], Chloris [Kloris, ..], Christian [Chris], Christina [Kris, ..], Christine [Chris], Chryseis, Cicely [Sis, ..], Clarice [Claris], Clarissa [Claris], Clematis, Cloris [Chloris], Collis, Cordis, Cypris, Dallas [Dallis], Damaris [Maris, ..], Dangelis [Diangelis, ..]

Daralis [Darelis], Delicia [Dellis, ..], Delores [Deloris], Dolores [Deloris], Demetria [Demetris], Dionne [Dionis], Doris [Dorris], Dilys [Dyllis, ..], Edris, Edwige [Edvigis, ..], Eilish [Elis, ..], Elizabeth [Lis, ..], Eldora [Eldoris], Ellis [Elis], Eloise [Elois], Elvis, Ennis [Innis], Eris, Felicia [Felis], Filis

Flora [Floris], Florence [Floris], Gertrude [Gertrudis, ..], Genesis [Jennasis, ..], Gladys [Gladis, ..], Glenys [Glennis, ..], Glynis [Glynnis, ..], Griselda [Griseldis], Hollis, Idris [Eedris, ..], Ila [Ilanis], Iris, Isis, Janae [Janais], Jancis, Jane [Janis], Janice [Jannis, ..], Jenny [Jennis], Kandace [Kandis], Karis

Krista [Kris, ..], Lenis, Elisabeth [Lis], Louise [Lois], Lois, Heloise [Lois], Lori [Loris], Lyris, Marilla [Marilis], Maris [Meris, ..], Marlise [Marlis], Mavis, Mab [Mavis], Marissa [Meris], Myrtle [Myrtis, ..], Nerys [Neris], Nissa [Nis], Nokomis, Paris [Parris], Perri [Perris]

Persis [Perssis], Phyllis [Phylis, ..], Priscilla [Pris], Semiramis, Tani [Tanis], Thais [Tais], Themis [Temis], Thora [Thordis], Tigris, Tricia [Tris], Varda [Vardis], Veda [Vedis], Vera [Veradis], Verna [Vernis], Vigdis, Viridiana [Viridis, ..], Wallis, Walburga [Walpurgis], Wanda [Wandis]

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