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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΧαρις Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.KAR-!s English
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of CHARES. It came into use as an English given name in the 17th century.
VariantsCarissa, Charissa, Karissa, Caris English
Masculine FormsChares, Chariton Ancient Greek
Other Languages & CulturesHaris Greek

Categories

Greek mythology, mythology, virtues
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute