Maris meaning, girlMaris

Get kreatif with Maris | Add to list (0)

What does Maris mean?

Maris \m(a)-ris\ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maris is "of the sea". From the phrase "stella maris" in reference to the Virgin Mary.


Maris has 9 variants: Marisa, Marise, Marissa, Marissa, Marisse, Marris, Marys, Maryse and Meris.

For more information, see also related girl names Adamaris and Damaris.


Maris is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3789 out of 4276, Top 89%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#9531 out of 88799, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Maris and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Maris (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Adamaris, Damaris, Marisa and Marissa (#473 the previous year). This girl name reached the top of its popularity in the year 1998 and is now significantly less widespread, with the versions Damaris and Marisa becoming less stylish. Marissa (#473) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adamaris, Damaris, Marisa, Marissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Maris is pronounced similarly to Marice and Maurise. Other recommended similar baby names are Caris, Karis, Marci, Marcia, Marcie, Marcy, Mareisa, Marg, Marga, Marge, Margi, Margie, Margo, Margy, Mari, Maria, Marie, Marika, Marike, Mariko, Marin, Marisha, Mariska, Mariske, Marit, Mariza, Marja, Marje, Marji, Marjie, Marjo, Marjy, Markia, Markie, Marlis, Marsia, Maryk, Marysa, Maurisa, Mavis, Morisa and Paris. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maris.