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Meaning and name origin

Meris \m(e)-ris\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Meris is "of the sea". Meris is a variant of Maris (Latin): from the phrase "stella maris" in reference to the Virgin Mary. Also a variant of Marissa (Latin): variant of Maris.


Meris has 5 variant forms: Marise, Marisse, Marris, Marys, Maryse.


Meris is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Meris and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Marissa (#473). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Marisa, Merci, Mercia, Mercie, Mercy, Merissa, Mertis, Morisa and Neris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Meris.