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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Keris

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Keris is of Unknown origin and means "Love".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Keris is of Indonesian origin and means "Gift of the thunder".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Keris means "Love" and is of Unknown origin.

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  1. Alternative spelling of kris

keris was also found in the following language(s): Indonesian and Malay

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Popularity of Keris as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Keris

  • How Popular is the name Keris? Keris is the 46,955th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Keris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 51 babies born with the first name Keris in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Keris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Keris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Keris is Thursday, July 28th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Keris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Keris was in 2007 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Keris: Your name in reverse order is Sirek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kresi. How do you pronounce that?

What Keriss Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Keris born Sep 24, 1944

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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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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