US Popularity:1598
Other Origin(s):Welsh
Meaning:Studious, smart; Fiery leader
Originating from Arabic, the boy’s name Idris means “studious” and “smart.” In the Qur'an, Idris is the second prophet mentioned and was described to be a trustworthy and patient person. This name has significance in other languages, too, such as Welsh meaning “fiery leader.” In Welsh mythology, Idris was a giant, poet, philosopher, and astronomer who used the mountain Cader Idris as his throne. You might’ve also heard this charming name from the talented English actor Idris Elba who played the main protagonist in Luther.

Idris Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Idris is currently #686 on The Bump
Boy:Idris is currently #187 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Idris is currently #1598 in U.S. births
Boy:Idris is currently #539 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 175
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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