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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Karis

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  • A user from Hawaii, United States says the name Karis is of Unknown origin and means "Love, God's love".

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for immense, are your great qualities

S is for strength, there when needed.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Karis

Vassili Karis is an actor. Vassili was given the name Vassilj Karamesinis on September 22nd, 1938 in Patras.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1935 5 5 0
1940 6 6 0
1945 5 5 0
1946 6 6 0
1948 7 7 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 11 11 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 12 12 0
1956 12 12 0
1959 5 5 0
1960 16 16 0
1961 12 12 0
1962 19 19 0
1963 16 16 0
1964 15 15 0
1965 15 15 0
1966 15 15 0
1967 8 8 0
1968 13 13 0
1969 17 17 0
1970 13 13 0
1971 18 13 5
1972 15 15 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 26 26 0
1975 19 19 0
1976 32 32 0
1977 19 19 0
1978 49 44 5
1979 48 43 5
1980 41 36 5
1981 36 36 0
1982 33 33 0
1983 26 26 0
1984 60 55 5
1985 68 61 7
1986 51 51 0
1987 56 56 0
1988 44 44 0
1989 61 61 0
1990 60 60 0
1991 81 75 6
1992 66 66 0
1993 62 62 0
1994 58 58 0
1995 83 83 0
1996 69 69 0
1997 89 89 0
1998 90 90 0
1999 110 110 0
2000 98 98 0
2001 118 110 8
2002 182 182 0
2003 217 211 6
2004 273 265 8
2005 266 261 5
2006 283 278 5
2007 232 232 0
2008 251 251 0
2009 241 241 0
2010 234 234 0
2011 289 289 0
2012 307 307 0
2013 274 269 5
2014 237 237 0
2015 194 194 0
2016 225 225 0
2017 175 170 5

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Popularity of Karis as a first name

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Popularity of Karis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karis U.S.
  White 91.54% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karis

People with the last name Karis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Karis

  • How Popular is the name Karis? Karis is the 3,426th most popular name of all time. As a last name Karis was the 41,799th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Karis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,831 babies born with the first name Karis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karis to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1935 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Karis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karis is Saturday, September 1st, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Karis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karis was in 2012 with a total of 307 babies.
  • Random Karis Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karis is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Karis: Your name in reverse order is Sirak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asirk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 520 people with the last name Karis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Karis as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k 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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