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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caris

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Caris is of Unknown origin and means "Grace love and kindness".
  • A submission from Netherlands says the name Caris means "Kind" and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from Oregon, United States, the name Caris is of Greek origin and means "Compassion, Love".

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Alt. Meaning

C is for captive, your web of charm.

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

Notable Persons Named Caris

Caris LeVert is a basketball player for the Michigan Wolverines and Michigan Wolverines men's basketball in the Big Ten Conference. Caris was born on August 25th, 1994 in Columbus, Ohio.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Caris

Magnus was born on November 15th, 1968 in Sweden.

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Gerard Caris is a in the field of visual arts. Gerard was born on March 20th, 1925 in Maastricht.

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George was born on June 8th, 1927. He left this life on October 10th, 2013.

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How popular is the baby name Caris in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 5 5 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 5 5 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 8 8 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 6 6 0
1989 6 6 0
1990 13 13 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 12 12 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 13 13 0
2002 11 11 0
2003 43 43 0
2004 54 54 0
2005 57 57 0
2006 52 52 0
2007 56 56 0
2008 45 45 0
2009 58 58 0
2010 57 57 0
2011 49 49 0
2012 43 43 0
2013 61 61 0
2014 46 46 0
2015 50 50 0
2016 44 44 0
2017 41 41 0

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Popularity of Caris as a first name

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Popularity of Caris as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Caris U.S.
  White 89.98% 64.26%
  African American 3.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Caris

People with the last name Caris are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Caris

  • How Popular is the name Caris? Caris is the 10,778th most popular name of all time. As a last name Caris was the 38,265th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Caris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 970 babies born with the first name Caris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Caris to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Caris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Caris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Caris is Friday, April 26th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Caris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caris was in 2013 with a total of 61 babies.
  • Random Caris Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Caris is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Caris: Your name in reverse order is Sirac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rasci. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Caris? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 579 people with the last name Caris.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Caris? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Caris as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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