US Popularity:3705
Other Origin(s):Welsh
Meaning:Grace, graceful; Kindness; Beauty; Love; Friend
Karis is a girl's name of Greek and Welsh origin. This lovely name has the even lovelier meanings “grace,” “graceful,” “kindness,” and “beauty.” It's a variant of Charis, which you may recognize from Greek mythology's Charites—goddesses of nature, beauty, charm, fertility, and human creativity. Karis is also considered a form of the Welsh Carys, meaning “love” or “friend.” Whether you love mythology or wish for a life filled with love and friendship, calling baby Karis will inspire nothing but otherworldly, joyful images.

Karis Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Karis is currently #2496 on The Bump
Girl:Karis is currently #1730 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Karis is currently #3705 in U.S. births
Girl:Karis is currently #2049 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 227
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 102, 180

  • Name Doctor, Karissa

  • Behind the Name, Karis, September 2023

  • Theoi, KHARITES

  • Name Doctor, Carys

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