Idris

Idris - A very unique male name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Idris, meaning lord, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #1342. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Idris and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Idris? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Idris. The baby boy name Idris was given to 90 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1241 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 18,234 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Idris peaked in popularity 39 years ago in 1978 on position 1182.



Famous with this name

Idris Elba
Idris Debrand
Anwar Idris


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Idris is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Idris is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #553 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,652.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Idris is where you live.


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Idris origin and meaning

Idris is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means lord. To see famous people named Idris, pop culture references for the name Idris and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Idris

We've found the following names that sound similar to Idris, sorted by popularity.

Idrissa /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121241
20111339
20101551
20091530
20081761
20072242
20062195
20052140
20043494
20032177
20012968
19992451
19981840
19971692
19961736
19952109
19941820
19932009
19922867
19882792
19872355
19851724
19841601
19832368
19821273
19801482
19791374
19781182
19771422
19741625
19731511
19721687
19711342

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania553
Minnesota722
Michigan730
Virginia788
New Jersey801
Missouri883
New York954
Georgia1110
Illinois1250
Florida1480
California1652

Even more about Idris


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Idris a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Idris?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1978
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Idris
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 18,234
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +90

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