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Chloris meaning and name origin
Chloris \ch-lo-ris\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Chloris is "green, greenish-yellow". From "khloros". Greek mythology: a minor goddess of vegetation who was also the goddess of spring. The name is thus the Greek equivalent of Flora. It was used by the Roman poet Horace for one of his loves (see Lalage), and was used by Augustan poets of the 17th and 18th centuries. Actress Cloris Leachman.
Chloris has 4 variant forms: Chloress, Cloris, Khloris and Kloris.
For more information, see also related names Chloe, Clarinda and Clorinda.
Baby names that sound like Chloris are Claris, Clarisa, Clarise and Clorissa.
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Popularity of Chloris
Chloris is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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