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Girl Name: Maris

Name: Maris
Pronunciation: \m(a)-ris\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: of the sea
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Damaris
Sounds Like: Marcy, Marcie, Marcia, Marsia, Marci, Morisa, Marysa, Mareisa, Mariza, Maurise, Marice, Maurisa
Variant forms: Marisa, Marise, Marissa, Marissa, Marisse, Marris, Marys, Maryse, Meris
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3789
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 9531

Description

Maris \m(a)-ris\ as a girl's 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.

Maris has 9 variant forms: Marisa, Marise, Marissa, Marissa, Marisse, Marris, Marys, Maryse and Meris.

For more information, see also the related name Damaris.

Baby names that sound like Maris are Marcy, Marcie, Marcia, Marsia, Marci, Morisa, Marysa, Mareisa, Mariza, Maurise, Marice and Maurisa.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Maris.

Popularity

Maris is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3789 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#9531 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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