Given Name CHARIS

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Χαρις (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: KAR-is (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of CHARES. It came into use as an English given name in the 17th century.

Categories

Greek mythology, mythology, virtues
VARIANTS: Carissa, Charissa, Karissa, Caris (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Chares, Chariton (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Haris (Greek)
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