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".
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. in the 1950s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)