What does Karis mean?
(female) Kanris, Keeris, ..
(male) Karad, Kavis, .. Middle name pairings:
Karis Lacie (K.L.), ..
How popular is Karis?
Karis is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#35003 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Karis for girls. Karis was first listed in 1991 and reached its apex position of #864 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #1257 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Karis (#1257 in recent rankings) are Karissa (#1253 in recent rankings), Karisa, Charise, Charis and Carisa. Usage of these relations of Karis reached its highest 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.05%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.02%, ▼68.9%), with the version Karissa becoming somewhat outmoded.
Karis is pronounced similarly to Caress, Caris, Carys, Karess and Karys. Other suggested similar names are Amaris▲, Carlis, Chris▼, Claris, Doris▼, Edris, Janis▼, Kaci, Kacie▼, Kadia, Kadie, Kai▲, Kali▲, Kalie, Kamrin, Kapri, Kara▼, Karah, Karee, Karel, Kari▼, Karida, Karie, Karima, Karin▼, Karina▼, Karine, Karisha, Karla▼, Karlin, Karma, Karmia, Karmin, Karol▼, Karon, Karra, Karri, Karrin, Karry, Karyl, Karyn▼, Karysa, Kas, Kasi, Kasia, Kasie, Katria, Katrin, Katrisa, Kazia, Khris, Kiria, Klari, Kori▲, Korie, Korin, Kris▼, Krisi, Krisy, Lyris, Maris, Marlis, Marris, Mavis▼, Meris, Neris, Paris, Pris, Tais and Tanis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karis.See names in meaning and etymology.