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Corliss (boy)

What does Corliss mean?

Corliss Pronunciation of Corliss [corliss] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Corliss) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Corliss is "benevolent, cheery".

Associated with: old english.


Corliss has 2 variants: Corless and Corley.

Creative forms:
(male) Carliss, Corlins, ..


Middle name pairings:
Corliss Denzel (C.D.), ..

How popular is Corliss?

Corliss is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#9754 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Corliss has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corliss name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Corliss is alike in pronunciation to Carlos. Other suggested similar names are Arliss, Bliss, Boriss, Burgiss (see Burgess), Caddiss, Callis, Carlile, Carlin, Carling, Carlisle, Carlito, Chris, Chriss, Cochise, Colas, Colier, Colin, Colis, Collie, Collier, Collin, Collins, Collis, Conlin, Corbie, Corbin, Corbit, Corbitt, Cordas, Corie, Corin, Cormic, Cormick, Cornelius, Cornilius, Corrick, Corrie, Corrin, Cortes, Corvin, Corwin, Corwinn (see Corwin), Cris, Curtis, Curtiss, Elliss, Ferriss, Gilliss, Harriss, Holliss, Kriss, Kurtiss (see Kurtis), Markiss, Morriss, Parriss, Purviss and Williss. These names tend to be more frequently used than Corliss.

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