Given Name CHARES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Χαρης (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek χαρις (charis) meaning "grace, kindness". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Athenian general. It was also borne by the sculptor who crafted the Colossus of Rhodes.

Categories

artists, history, sculptors, virtues
VARIANT: Chariton
FEMININE FORM: Charis
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Haris (Greek), Khariton (Russian)