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 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).