US Popularity:9608
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Love; Grace; Kindness
Caris is a girl's name of Welsh and Greek origin. A variant of Carys, this name is derived from the Welsh word caru, meaning "love." With its Greek roots, Caris is a common variant of the name Carissa, meaning “beloved,” as well as the name Charis meaning “grace” and “kindness.” In the early 21st century, Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta-Jones made waves after calling her daughter Carys to honor her Welsh heritage. Whether you want to celebrate your ancestry or shower baby with love, Caris is a notable contender for your precious new arrival.

Caris Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Caris is currently #4448 on The Bump
Girl:Caris is currently #1970 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Caris is currently #9608 in U.S. births
Girl:Caris is currently #4421 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 263
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Caris, January 2022

  • Behind the Name, Carys, October 2016

  • Name Doctor, Caris

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