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What does Maris mean?

Maris Pronunciation of Maris as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maris is "of the sea". From the phrase "stella maris" in reference to the Virgin Mary. Also form of Damaris.




VARIANTS Marisa, Marise, Marissa, Marissa, Marisse, Marris, Marys, Maryse, Meris

SEE ALSO Adamaris

(female) Magis, ..

(male) Marmo, ..

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How popular is Maris?

Maris is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3789 out of 4276, Top 89%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#14671 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Maris was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #1723 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Maris are Adamaris, Damaris (#1490 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Marisa and Marissa (#882). These forms of Maris reached the top of their popularity 23 years ago (USAGE OF 0.5%) and are now significantly less conventional, with versions such as Marisa becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maris, Adamaris, Damaris, Marisa, Marissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Maris is pronounced similarly to Marice and Maurise. Other recommended sound-alike names are Caris, Karis, Marci, Marcia, Marcie, Marcy, Mareisa, Marg, Marga, Marge, Margi, Margie, Margo, Margy, Mari, Maria, Marie, Marika, Marike, Mariko, Marin, Marisha, Mariska, Mariske, Marit, Mariza, Marja, Marje, Marji, Marjie, Marjo, Marjy, Markia, Markie, Marlis, Marsia, Maryk, Marysa, Maurisa, Mavis, Morisa and Paris. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maris.

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