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What does Caress mean?

Caress Pronunciation of Caress [ca-ress] as a girls' name is of French derivation, and the name Caress means "tender touch". Caress is a version of Caresse (French): see also Charis.

Associated with: tender (gentle).


2 related forms via Caresse: Caressa and Carressa.

Creative forms:
(female) Ceress, ..

(male) Carell, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caress Clarissa (C.C.), ..

How popular is Caress?

Caress is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#68782 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Caress has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caress name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caress outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caress is pronounced similarly to Caris, Carisse, Carys, Charis, Karas, Karess, Karis, Karisse and Karys. Other recommended names are Aeress, Caragh, Caree, Careen, Carel, Carely, Caren, Carena, Caresa, Carey, Carisa, Carisia, Carissa, Carlis, Carmesa, Carrisa, Carrissa, Cass, Ceres, Cerese, Cerisa, Cerise, Cerissa, Cerisse, Cerys, Chareese, Charesa, Charese, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Charissa, Charisse, Charysse, Cheresa, Cherese, Cheresse, Chris, Chrissa, Chrissy, Chrisy, Chryssa, Claresa, Claressa, Corisa, Corissa, Corless, Coryssa, Cressa, Cressy, Cris, Crissa, Crissy, Janess, Karessa, Maressa, Sarese and Taresa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caress.

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