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What does Faris mean?

Faris Pronunciation of Faris [faris] as a name for boys has its roots in Arabic and English, and the name Faris means "horseman, knight; brave man". Faris is a version of Fares (Arabic): a name associated with chivalry. Faris is also a variation of Farris (English): from Fergus.

Associated with: arabic, horseman (warrior), brave.


Faris has 1 variant: Ferris.

Creative forms:
(male) Flaris, Furris, ..

(female) Fafi, Fais, ..

Middle name pairings:
Faris Kolten (F.K.), ..

How popular is Faris?

Faris is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#6488 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Faris entered the list in 1997 and reached its peak position of #1365 in the U.S. in 2014, and is currently at #1438. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Ferris and Farris are the prominent variation forms of Faris (#1438 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Faris was at its apex 105 years ago and is somewhat less today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Faris, Farris, Ferris in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Faris and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Faris is pronounced similarly to Ferriss, Firoz and Firus. Other suggested similar names are Aris, Arris, Baris, Boris, Chris, Cris, Davis, Faaiz (see Faiz), Fabio, Fabius, Fadi, Fadil, Fagin, Fahim, Fain, Faiz, Farag, Faraj, Fargo, Farid, Farin, Farlie, Farly, Faro, Faron, Farr, Farrin, Farrish, Faruq, Favio, Fazil, Fenris, Feri, Floris, Frits, Harris, Idris, Jaris, Jarvis, Joris, Kris, Moris, Nuris, Paris, Parris, Tavis and Tris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Faris.

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