Iris

Colors Related to this Name: Yellow, Orange and Gold

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Determined

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #253 in 2013 and #245 in 2014.

Famous People

Iris Johansen (Writer), Iris Bahr (TV Actress), Iris Adrian (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Iris Burton (Movie Actress), Iris Meredith (Movie Actress), Iris Rainer Dart (Writer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Ancient Greek Ἶρις iris "rainbow".

Meaning(s):

-(astronomy) Short for (w 7 Iris), a main belt asteroid.

-(Greek god) A messenger of the gods, and goddess of rainbows.

-( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-); a flower name used since the end of the 19th century.

In French

Meaning(s):

-(Greek god) (l en Iris)

-( female name).

In German

Meaning(s):

-Iris

-(Greek god) (l en Iris)

-( female name).

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-(Greek god) (l en Iris)

-( female name).

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-(Greek god) (l en Iris)

-( female name).

In Estonian

Meaning(s):

-(Greek god) (l en Iris)

-( female name).

In Norwegian

Meaning(s):

-(Greek god) (l en Iris)

-( female name).

In Translingual

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Meaning(s):

-(taxon genus family Iridaceae the irises)

-(taxon genus family Tarachodidae certain of the mantises)