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Meaning and Origin

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  1. (Greek mythology) goddess of discord; sister of Ares
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From Ancient Greek Ἔρις (Éris), from ἔρις (éris, “strife”).

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of discord, confusion, and strife, keeper of the golden Apple of Discord which she threw into the wedding of Peleus and Thetis starting the Trojan War; daughter of Nyx, sister and constant companion of Ares, mother of Lethe.
  2. (astronomy) The largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System (initially dubbed the "tenth planet"), officially known as 136199 Eris, with one natural satellite, Dysnomia.

Eris was also found in the following language(s): Albanian, German, Italian, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Eris

Eris was born on September 29th, 1895 in Condobolin. He passed away on February 28th, 1974.

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Eris was born on October 9th, 1928 in Wellington. She died on November 23rd, 2004.

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Eris Muhandes is a soccer player for the Afghanistan national football team. Eris was born on September 8th, 1982 in Afghanistan.

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Eriş Özkan is a soccer player for the Kütahyaspor, Erzincanspor, Eskişehirspor, Kardemir Karabükspor, Şanlıurfa Belediyespor, Afyonkarahisarspor, and İnegölspor. Eriş was born on September 1st, 1981 in Bursa.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eris

Burak Eris is a soccer player for the FC Chur 97, FC Schaan, Buchs, FC Balzers, Liechtenstein national under-21 football team, and Liechtenstein national football team. Burak was born on July 17th, 1989 in Grabs.

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Ceyhun Eriş is a soccer player for the Galatasaray S.K. (football), Çaykur Rizespor, Göztepe S.K., Siirtspor, Fenerbahçe S.K., MKE Ankaragücü, Gençlerbirliği S.K., Konyaspor, Samsunspor, Trabzonspor, FC Seoul, Denizlispor, Turkey national under-21 football team, and Turkey national football B. Ceyhun was born on May 15th, 1977 in Istanbul.

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Murat was born on May 23rd, 1977 in İstanbul,.

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Okan Eris is a sports team member for the FC Schaan.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 9 9 0
1915 5 5 0
1916 5 0 5
1917 6 6 0
1919 9 9 0
1921 15 15 0
1922 23 16 7
1923 236 226 10
1924 103 103 0
1925 58 53 5
1926 42 37 5
1927 36 36 0
1928 24 24 0
1929 20 14 6
1930 20 13 7
1931 14 14 0
1932 13 13 0
1933 7 7 0
1934 9 9 0
1935 7 7 0
1936 7 7 0
1937 5 5 0
1939 5 5 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 7 7 0
1943 5 5 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 7 7 0
1948 12 12 0
1949 7 7 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 5 5 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 5 5 0
1956 5 5 0
1957 11 6 5
1958 6 6 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 5 0 5
1963 5 5 0
1964 7 7 0
1967 5 5 0
1970 7 0 7
1973 5 5 0
1974 7 0 7
1975 8 8 0
1976 7 7 0
1978 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1980 5 0 5
1981 11 5 6
1982 13 6 7
1983 5 5 0
1984 5 0 5
1985 17 8 9
1986 10 10 0
1987 8 0 8
1988 16 9 7
1989 19 5 14
1990 18 9 9
1991 21 11 10
1992 19 10 9
1993 17 6 11
1994 19 9 10
1995 22 10 12
1996 16 10 6
1997 11 5 6
1998 17 17 0
1999 18 13 5
2000 29 19 10
2001 29 24 5
2002 21 13 8
2003 38 28 10
2004 48 39 9
2005 67 67 0
2006 50 41 9
2007 64 57 7
2008 63 47 16
2009 66 55 11
2010 54 49 5
2011 73 61 12
2012 72 59 13
2013 73 61 12
2014 83 76 7
2015 80 67 13
2016 91 78 13
2017 126 113 13

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Fun Facts about the name Eris

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  • How Popular is the name Eris? Eris is the 6,260th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,267 babies born with the first name Eris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eris to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Eris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eris is Sunday, August 2nd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Eris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eris was in 1923 with a total of 226 babies.
  • Random Eris Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eris is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Eris: Your name in reverse order is Sire. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sier. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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