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What does Corliss mean?

Corliss /cor-liss/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Corliss) is pronounced KOR-liss. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Corliss is "cheerful, carefree". From "carleas", a compound of "caru" meaning "grief" or "care", and "leas" meaning "free from" or "without".


Corliss has 5 variants: Corlee, Corless, Corley, Corlie and Corly.

Kreatif forms: Coliss, Corlissce, Corlissci. [more]

How popular is Corliss?

Corliss is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2544 out of 4276, Top 59%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#9754 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Corliss for girls. Corliss was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #941 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Corliss name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Corliss is alike in pronunciation to Carlis and Carlise. Other suggested similar baby names are Carlisa, Carlissa, Colliss and Cordiss. These names tend to be less frequently used than Corliss.