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Idris (girl)

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What does Idris mean?

Idris /id-ris/ 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".

Associated with: arabic, prophet.


Idris has 2 variants: Edris and Eedris.

Kreatif forms:
(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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Edris is the only popular related form of Idris (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Idris was at its most widespread 104 years ago. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Idris and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edris in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Idris and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


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.