What does Idris mean?
Idris [idris] as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Idris) is of Welsh and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Idris is "fiery leader; prophet". A masculine name in Wales.
(male) Ibris, Isris, ..
(female) Idria, Idrisi, ..
How popular is Idris?
Idris is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#42134 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Idris for boys. Idris entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #1226 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #1286 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Recommended names are Addis, Andris, Aris, Arris, Baris, Boris, Chris▼, Cris, Faris, Imri, Imrie, Innis, Isais, Jaris, Joris, Kris▼, Moris, Nuris, Odis▼, Paris▼ and Tris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Idris.See names in meaning and etymology.