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Pronunciation

aɪrəs

Origin

English, German, Spanish, Scandinavian, French, Dutch, Finnish

Meaning

This wonderfully beautiful name literally means 'rainbow', and comes from Iris, the ancient Greek goddess of the rainbow. Iris is full of the wonder of color, as it is the name of the elegant violet-colored flower and also of the colored part of our eye. Refined and natural, this name is easily recognized by all, whilst remaining prettily unique.

Rank in the year 2015

Iris was ranked #462 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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