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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 0.84%, 76.2% LESS), with names like Avis falling out of fashion. The trendier birth names among these are Genesis (#65), Iris (#217), Ellis (#962), Amaris (#789) and Anais (#1034), while Hillis (TOP 4%) and Weis (2%) 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." Adamarys 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." Annis is a common (UPPER 60%) women's name, while Agneis, Aigneis, Anais, Anis and Annais are uncommon.

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


Form of Allena. Origin fr. Old German language. "Precious." Alanis was popular as a baby name 2 years ago and is almost as popular now. See also Alanza.

Form of Alana. Root fr. Old German, Hawaiian. "Precious; awakening." Usage of Alanis as a girls' name in 2015 was 63.6% more than a decade ago. See also Ilanis.

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 2015. Unisex name.

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

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

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

Alexis and variants

Alexis3, var. Lexis
Based on Greek element. "Defender." Alexis has waned in favor as a baby name since 1999.

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 2015 was 53.5% 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 .. Unconventional. Anais is not listed in the US Census. See also Annys.

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

Anice and variants

Annis2, Anis3
Var. of Anice. From Greek. "Satisfaction." Somewhat popular as children's names, Anis and Annis are similar to the conventional Annie.

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

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.

Var. of Araceli. Stems fr. Latin. "Altar of heaven; heavenly homemaker." Aracelis was not among 2015'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], Allena [Alanis], Alana [Alanis], Alcestis, Aldis, Alix [Alexis], Alexandra [Alexis], Alexis [Lexis], Alice [Allis, ..], Amaris, Amaryllis [Amarilis], Anais, Anise [Anis], Anice [Annis, ..], Annis, Anne [Annis], Araceli [Aracelis]

Ardelle [Ardis, ..], Ardith [Ardis], Arden [Ardis], Ardis, Artemis, Arthuretta [Artis], Athena [Athenais], Audris, Audrey [Audris], Avis, Ava [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, ..], Christine [Chris], Christina [Kris, ..], Christian [Chris], Chryseis, Cicely [Sis, ..], Clarissa [Claris], Clarice [Claris], Clematis, Cloris [Chloris], Collis, Cordis, Cypris, Dallas [Dallis], Damaris [Maris, ..], Dangelis [Diangelis, ..]

Daralis [Darelis], Delicia [Dellis, ..], Dolores [Deloris], Delores [Deloris], Demetria [Demetris], Dionne [Dionis], Doris [Dorris], Dilys [Dyllis, ..], Edris, Edwige [Edvigis, ..], Elizabeth [Lis, ..], Eilish [Elis, ..], 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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