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Iris Meaning


What does Iris mean?

The name Iris is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Iris is "rainbow".

Iris is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced I-ris.

The Given Name Iris

The flower name Iris, has a wonderfully appealing quality.

This great little girl name has a natural strength.

A stylish name that will be enchanting to parents.

Iris falls into the name categories flower, weather.

Iris Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 138 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,109 occurrences. It ranked 11,242 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 148 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,982 occurrences. It ranked 11,276 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Iris has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Iris Name Popularity Page.

Iris Related Names

Famous Iriss

  • Iris ~ Greek Myth - The goddess of rainbow., 2 hurricanes, 1 storm

Iris Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Iris.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Iris Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Iris in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Iris.

Just for fun, see the name Iris in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Iris in Nautical Flags page.