Charis

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Charis

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  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Charis is of Greek origin and means "Grace, kindness".
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Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Χάρις (Kháris, literally “beauty, elegance, charm, grace”).

  1. (Greek mythology) Another name for Aglaea, one of the Charites.

Notable Persons Named Charis

Charis Mavrias is a soccer player for the Fortuna Düsseldorf, Sunderland A.F.C., Panathinaikos F.C., Greece national under-17 football team, Greece national under-19 football team, and Greece national under-21 football team. Charis was born on February 21st, 1994 in Zakynthos, Greece.

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Charis Charisis is a soccer player for the PAOK FC and PAS Giannina F.C. Charis was born on January 12th, 1995 in Ioannina, Greece.

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Charis was born on May 5th, 1914. She died on November 20th, 2009.

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Charis Michelsen is an actor, voice acting, model (people), make-up artist, voice actor, model, and makeup artist. She was most active from 1996 to present. Charis was given the name Charis Elisa Michelsen on December 30th, 1974 in Boring, Oregon.

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Charis Giannopoulos is a basketball player for the Rethymno Cretan Kings, P.A.O.K. BC, Olympiacos B.C., Panionios B.C., Peristeri B.C., Panathinaikos B.C., Bàsquet Manresa, Obradoiro CAB, and Rethymno Cretan Kings B.C. in the Greek Basket League. He was most active from 2006 to present. Charis was born on July 13th, 1989 in Alexandreia, Greece. Charis is also known as Yiannopoulos, Haralampos, "Haris", Charalambos, Haralambos, Haralabos, and Charalabos.

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Charis Pappas is a soccer player for the Nea Kavala F.C., Panserraikos F.C., Apollon Kalamarias FC, Olympiacos F.C., AEK Athens F.C., Skoda Xanthi F.C., TSV 1860 München, Panetolikos F.C., Olympiacos Volou 1937 F.C., Niki Volos F.C., KFC Uerdingen 05, and Greece national under-21 football team. Charis was born on May 12th, 1983 in Kavala.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Charis

Pekakis Charis is an athlete for the Thyella Filotas F.C.

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Giorgos Charis is an athlete for the Othellos Athienou F.C.

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Mallias Charis is an athlete for the Zakynthiakos F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1924 14 14 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 10 10 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 5 5 0
1929 5 5 0
1938 11 11 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 8 8 0
1942 9 9 0
1943 8 8 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 10 10 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 12 12 0
1949 12 12 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 15 15 0
1952 14 14 0
1953 10 10 0
1954 23 23 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 15 15 0
1958 12 12 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 18 18 0
1961 14 14 0
1962 25 25 0
1963 20 20 0
1964 24 24 0
1965 22 22 0
1966 22 22 0
1967 15 15 0
1968 22 22 0
1969 29 29 0
1970 28 28 0
1971 42 42 0
1972 31 31 0
1973 42 42 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 54 54 0
1976 58 58 0
1977 54 54 0
1978 51 51 0
1979 68 63 5
1980 65 65 0
1981 66 61 5
1982 59 59 0
1983 62 62 0
1984 60 60 0
1985 58 58 0
1986 54 54 0
1987 56 56 0
1988 53 48 5
1989 48 48 0
1990 50 50 0
1991 58 58 0
1992 71 66 5
1993 42 42 0
1994 65 60 5
1995 59 59 0
1996 67 62 5
1997 59 59 0
1998 67 67 0
1999 82 82 0
2000 85 85 0
2001 80 80 0
2002 82 82 0
2003 104 99 5
2004 113 113 0
2005 108 108 0
2006 133 127 6
2007 85 85 0
2008 97 97 0
2009 99 94 5
2010 116 116 0
2011 105 105 0
2012 95 95 0
2013 102 102 0
2014 105 105 0
2015 85 85 0
2016 71 71 0
2017 86 86 0

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Popularity of Charis as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Charis

  • How Popular is the name Charis? Charis is the 4,416th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Charis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,913 babies born with the first name Charis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Charis to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Charis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Charis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Charis is Sunday, October 3rd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Charis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Charis was in 2006 with a total of 127 babies.
  • Random Charis Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Charis is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 13 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Charis: Your name in reverse order is Sirahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rcsiha. How do you pronounce that?

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