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What does Terris mean?

Terris [ter-ris] as a boys' name is of Latin origin. Terris is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -is, of Terence (Latin): from Terentius.


Terris has 2 variants: Terrious and Terrius.

Terris has 4 more relations via Terence: Terrey, Terri, Terron and Terry.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Diris, Toris, ..

(female) Termis, Terrise, ..

How popular is Terris?

Terris is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#44654 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Terris and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Terris (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Terence (#1460 in 2014), Terri, Terron and Terry (#626). Other forms, like Terrey, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Terris reached its most widespread during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.73%) and has become much less since (usage 0.03%, 96%), with forms such as Terry becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terence, Terri, Terron, Terry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Terris is alike in pronunciation to Taurus and Tyrus. Other recommended names are Aerric, Arris, Bernis, Borris, Derrie, Derrik, Derril, Derrin, Derrius, Farris, Fenris, Ferrin, Ferris, Ferriss, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerrit, Harris, Herrik (see Herrick), Jerri, Jerric, Jerrie, Jerrik, Jerrin, Jerriq, Jervis, Kerrie, Merrik, Merril, Morris, Norris, Parris, Perrie, Perrin, Tarik, Tariq, Tarrin, Tedric, Terach, Terran, Terrel, Terrie, Terrill, Terrin, Terryl, Terryn, Teunis, Tevis, Tigris, Torrie, Torrin, Torrio (see Torio) and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Terris.