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Iris is a female given name and is of Greek origin. It means rainbow. Pronounced as ahy-ris, the name is currently in the top 100 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 100 of U.S birth chart of the year 2023.

In Greek mythology, Iris was the goddess of the rainbow. Iris was the symbol of power and majesty in the ancient time, In these days, it is more known as the coloured part of the eye, also the name of a flower. Iris is one of the most common flower names for girls along with Lily, Rose, Jasmine, Violet and Daisy.

Here are some potential nicknames for Iris: Riss, Rissie, Izzy, Icy.




Iris is a girl's name.

Common Nicknames

Icy, Izzy, Riss, Rissie


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The rank of Iris in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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