What does Idris mean?
Idris [idris] as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Idris) is of Welsh and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Idris is "fiery leader; prophet".
(female) Iaris, Idria, ..
(male) Idis, Idrus, ..
How popular is Idris?
Idris is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#42134 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Edris is the only popular related form of Idris (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Idris was at its most widespread 105 years ago. Below is a graphed study of the popularity of the girl name Idris and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Idris is pronounced similarly to Audris and Audriss. Other recommended names are Caris, Chris▼, Cris, Doris▼, Eris, Idra, Innis, Iris▲, Irisa, Irit, Isis▼, Karis, Khris, Kris▼, Loris, Lyris, Maris, Meris, Neris, Paris, Pris and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Idris.See names in meaning and etymology.