Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related girl name Damaris.
Maris is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3789 out of 4276, Top 89%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#9531 out of 88799, Top 11%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Maris and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Marissa (#473), Damaris and Marisa. (2014 statistics).
Maris is also pronounced similarly to Marice and Maurise. Other suggested 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.