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Girl Names Ending with -ris

Ris ending baby names and what they mean, with 42 results. -ris names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names reached the top of their popularity 95 years ago (usage of 2.1%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.2%, down 90.7%), with names such as Kris becoming less stylish. Amaris (#789) and Iris (#217) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these, while Haris (top 18%) and Duris (31%) are familiar -ris surnames.

-ris names

Adamaris - Deloris | Deloris - Pris | Tigris - Tris

Adamaris - Deloris

AdamarisAdamaris
Derivative of Latin language. "To love." Adamarys is also a slightly prominent kid's name.

AmarisAmaris
Derived fr. Hebrew element. "Promised by God." Popular, and Amaris is comparable to common -ris surnames Argyris (top 65%), Aarris (93%).

Audris1
Root fr. Old German. "Lucky." Audris is not in the Top 2000. See also Audri.

Audris2
Form of Audrey. Root fr. Old English language. "Noble strength." Not in Top 2000. See also Audriss.

Beatris, Beeatris, Beitris
Forms of Beatrice. From Latin element. "Voyager (through life); blessed." Beatris, Beeatris and Beitris are not Top 2000 names.

Caris1
Form of Carissa. Stems fr. Latin, Greek. "Beloved; grace." Compare surnames Carus (upper 55%), Cardis (64%). See also Charish.

Caris2
Var. of Carys. Origin fr. Welsh language. "Love." Outside Top 2000. See also Carlis.

CharisCharis1
Form of Charity. Derived fr. Latin word. "Dear, beloved." Somewhat common as a baby name, Charis is similar to the common Chris. See also Claris.

Charis2
Var. of Cha-. Root fr. American element. Combination of the Cha and Che .. Less common today. Charis last appeared in 2014 in the Top 2000. See also Chari.

Charis and variantsCharis3, var. Karis
Based on Greek word. "Grace." Used somewhat widely as baby names, Charis and Karis are similar to the common Kris.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ris names: Adamaris, Amaris, Charis, Chris, Claris

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ris names: Cris, Damaris, Deloris, Karis, Kris, Maris

Chloris1, var. Cloris1, Khloris, Kloris
Source fr. Greek word. "Green, greenish-yellow." Scarce as girls' names, but Chloris, Cloris, etc. are comparable to the more popular Claris.

ChrisChris1
Var. of Christine. Based on French, Latin elements. "Follower of Christ." Somewhat popular as a birth name, Chris is similar to the popular Carisa. Unisex name.

Christina and variantsChris2, Cris, Kris
Forms of Christina. Based on Latin language. "Follower of Christ." Chris (top 12%), Kris (19%) and Cris (84%) are familiar feminine names.

Chris3
Form of Christian. Stems fr. Latin word. "Follower of Christ." Unisex name. Chris has diminished in popularity as a girls' name circa the 1960s.

ClarisClaris1
Form of Clarissa. Source fr. Latin. "Most bright, most famous." Less popular today. Claris was last recorded in the 1930s in the Top 2000. See also Clarie.

Claris2
Var. of Clarice. Stems fr. Latin word. "Fame." Claris is a commonly occurring (upper 91%) women's name. See also Clarie.

Cloris2, var. Chloris2
Derived fr. Greek word. "Green." Scarce as baby names, but Cloris and Chloris are similar to the more common Clarisa.

Cypris
From Greek language. "From the island of Cyprus." Cypris is a scarce female name. See also Caprise.

Damaris and variantsDamaris, var. Dameris, Damiris, Damris, Demaris, Maris
Root fr. Greek, Latin languages. "Calf; to tame; gentle." Usage of Damaris and variants as children's names in 2015 was down 63.3% compared to the previous decade.

DelorisDeloris
Var. of Dolores. Origin fr. Spanish. "Sorrows." Deloris has faded in popularity as a birth name circa 1930-1939.

Quick Reference

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

1. Adamaris - Deloris
Adamaris, Amaris, Audris, Audrey [Audris], Beatrice [Beitris, Beatris, Beeatris], Carissa [Caris], Carys [Caris], Charity [Charis], Cha- [Charis], Charis [Karis], Chloris [Kloris, Cloris, Khloris], Christine [Chris], Christina [Kris, Cris, Chris], Christian [Chris], Clarissa [Claris], Clarice [Claris], Cloris [Chloris], Cypris, Damaris [Maris, Damris, Dameris, Damiris, Demaris], Dolores [Deloris]


Delores [Deloris], Demetria [Demetris], Doris [Dorris], Edris, Eldora [Eldoris], Eris, Florence [Floris], Flora [Floris], Idris [Edris, Eedris], Iris, Karis, Krista [Kris, Khris], Lori [Loris], Lyris, Maris [Meris, Marris], Marissa [Meris], Nerys [Neris], Paris [Parris], Perri [Perris], Priscilla [Pris]


Tigris, Tricia [Tris]

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