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Idris (girl)

What does Idris mean?

Idris Pronunciation of Idris as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Idris) is of Welsh and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Idris is "fiery leader; prophet".


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, prophet


VARIANTS Edris, Eedris

(female) Iaris, ..

(male) Idis, ..

Idris Sloan (I.S.), ..

How popular is Idris?

Idris is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#42134 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Edris is the only popular related form of Idris (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Adoption of this relation of Idris was at its most widespread 108 years ago. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edris in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Idris is pronounced similarly to Audris and Audriss. Other recommended sound-alike names are Caris, Chris, Cris, Doris, Eris, Idra, Innis, Iris, Irisa, Irit, Isis, Karis, Khris, Kris, Loris, Lyris, Maris, Meris, Neris, Paris, Pris and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Idris.

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