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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 96 years ago (USAGE OF 2.1%) and are now significantly less conventional (USAGE 0.2%, DOWN 89.7%), with names such as Kris becoming less stylish. Amaris (#751) and Iris (#186) 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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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


Form of Charity. Derived fr. Latin word. "Dear, beloved." Somewhat atypical as a baby name these days, but Charis still exists often as a feminine first name. See also Claris.

Charis and variants

Charis2, var. Karis
Based on Greek word. "Grace." Used somewhat widely as baby names, Charis and Karis are similar to the common Kris.

Var. of Cha-. Root fr. American element. Combination of the Cha and Che .. Charis is a common (UPPER 84%) given name. See also Chari.

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


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

Christina and variants

Kris, Cris, Chris2
Forms of Christina. Based on Latin language. "Follower of Christ." Chris (TOP 12%), Kris (19%) and Cris (84%) are familiar feminine names.

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.


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

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.

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

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

Damaris and variants

Damaris, var. Maris, Demaris, Damris, Damiris, Dameris
Root fr. Greek, Latin languages. "Calf; to tame; gentle." Usage of Damaris and variants as children's names in 2016 was down 68.6% compared to the previous decade.


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

Delores [Deloris], Demetria [Demetris], Doris [Dorris], Edris, Eldora [Eldoris], Eris, Flora [Floris], Florence [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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