Maris

Maris - A very unique female name



  Jun 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maris, meaning of the sea, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1938 on position #1396. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maris and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maris? 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 Maris. The baby girl name Maris was given to 5 baby girls in 2012, ranking #5474 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 282,650 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maris peaked in popularity 80 years ago in 1939 on position 1323.



Famous with this name

Yannis Maris
Merrill De Maris
Peter Maris


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Maris is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maris is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #2,477 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,477.

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 Maris is where you live.


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Maris origin and meaning

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

Similar to Maris

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

Marcia / Marissa / Marsha / Margie / Marisa / Margo / Marcy / Marcie / Marci / Maryjo /

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
20125474
20113801
20104444
20073056
20063867
20052942
20044355
20033027
20003982
19994700
19974525
19962974
19943983
19934622
19863287
19813489
19662122
19612503
19541640
19532160
19491555
19481710
19461455
19451796
19441453
19431859
19421352
19401423
19391323
19381396

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York2477

Even more about Maris


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 Maris 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Maris?

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
1939
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Maris
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 282,650
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1938
2012 births +5

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