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What does Meris mean?

Meris Pronunciation of Meris as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Meris is "of the sea". Meris is a variant form of Maris (Latin). Meris is also a variant of Marissa (Latin).




VARIANTS Maryse, Marys, Marris, Marisse, Marise

OTHER FORMS VIA MARIS, MARISSA Marisa, Marisha, Mariza, Merissa, Meryssa, Morissa

(female) Merisa, ..

(male) Merme, ..

Meris Cecelia (M.C.), ..

How popular is Meris?

Meris is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#111119 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Maris, Marisa, Marisha, Marissa (#882 A YEAR AGO) and Merissa are the popular varying forms of Meris (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marisse, are uncommon. These relations of Meris were at the peak of their popularity in 1995 (AVERAGE #1049) and are now significantly less common (#1776, DOWN 96%), with versions like Marisa becoming less trendy. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maris, Marisa, Marisha, Marissa, Merissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Meris is alike in pronunciation to Marice and Maurise. Other recommended sound-alike names are Caris, Chris, Cris, Delis, Doris, Edris, Eedris, Eris, Felis, Idris, Iris, Karis, Khris, Kris, Lenis, Lexis, Loris, Lyris, Mari, Maria, Marie, Marin, Marit, Marlis, Mavis, Media, Medie, Mei, Melia, Melisa, Melise, Mera, Merah, Meral, Merci, Mercia, Mercie, Mercy, Merel, Merial, Meriam, Meriel, Merill, Meriol, Merl, Merla, Merle, Merna, Merri, Merrie, Merril, Merry, Mertis, Meryl, Miri, Moria, Morisa, Myrtis, Neris, Paris, Perris, Persis, Pris, Temis, Tris, Vedis and Vernis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Meris.

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