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What does Joris mean?

Joris Pronunciation of Joris [joris] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and Joris means "farmer". Joris is a Dutch form of George (Greek): from Greek Georgios.

Associated with: greek, farmer.


26 different relations via George: Georas, Goran, Jerzy, Jiri, Joeri, Joran, Jorck, Jordi, Jorg, Jorgan, Jorge, Jorgen, Jorn, Jory, Jurek, Jurian, Jurik, Seoras, Siors, Siorus, Yorgos, Yorick, Yorik, Yuri, Yurik and Yuriy.

Creative forms:
(male) Jorius, Jorsa, ..

(female) Jorisi, Jorsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joris Rick (J.R.), ..

How popular is Joris?

Joris is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#100194 out of 150436, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Joris (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are George (#136 in recent rankings), Jordi (#1175), Jorge (#225), Jory and Yuri. These forms of Joris reached the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 4.4%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.3%, 94%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of George, Jordi, Jorge, Jory, Yuri in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joris is pronounced similarly to Jairus, Jaris and Jarius. Other suggested similar names are Aris, Arris, Baris, Boris, Borris, Chris, Colis, Cris, Faris, Floris, Idris, Jarid, Jarin, Jarvis, Jeric, Jeril, Jervis, Jodi, Jodie, Jonas, Jones, Joos, Joram, Jordy, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Jori, Jorian, Jorie, Jorim, Jorje, Joron, Jorry, Josia, Josias, Josif, Josip, Joss, Jovi, Jovin, Juri, Kris, Louis, Moris, Morris, Norris, Nuris, Paris and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joris.

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