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What does Karis mean?

Karis Pronunciation of Karis as a girls' name is pronounced KARE-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Karis is "grace". Phonetic variant of Charis.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, grace


RELATIONS VIA CHARIS Carisa, Carisia, Carisse, Chari, Charie, Charisa, Charise, Charish, Karas, Karisa, Karissa, Karisse, Karrisa

(female) Kanris, ..

(male) Karad, ..

Karis Lori (K.L.), ..

How popular is Karis?

Karis is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#35003 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Karis was first listed in 1991 and reached its apex position of #864 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #1331 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Karis (#1331 IN RECENT RANKINGS) are Karissa (#1830), Carisa, Charis, Charise and Karisa. Usage of these relations of Karis reached its highest 3 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.06%) and has become much less since (ADOPTION 0.02%, 72%), with the version Karissa becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karis, Carisa, Charis, Charise, Karisa, Karissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Karis is pronounced similarly to Caress, Caris, Carys, Karess and Karys. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Amaris, Carlis, Chris, Claris, Doris, Edris, Janis, Kaci, Kacie, Kadia, Kadie, Kai, Kali, Kalie, Kamrin, Kapri, Kara, Karah, Karee, Karel, Kari, Karida, Karie, Karima, Karin, Karina, Karine, Karisha, Karla, Karlin, Karma, Karmia, Karmin, Karol, Karon, Karra, Karri, Karrin, Karry, Karyl, Karyn, Karysa, Kas, Kasi, Kasia, Kasie, Katria, Katrin, Katrisa, Kazia, Khris, Kiria, Klari, Kori, Korie, Korin, Kris, Krisi, Krisy, Lyris, Maris, Marlis, Marris, Mavis, Meris, Neris, Paris, Pris, Tais and Tanis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Karis.

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