GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ιρις (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: IE-ris (English), EE-ris (German, Dutch), EE-rees (Finnish)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "rainbow" in Greek. Iris was the name of the Greek goddess of the rainbow. This name can also be given in reference to the English word (which derives from the same Greek source) for the name of the iris flower or the coloured part of the eye.
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OTHER LANGUAGES: Íris (Portuguese)
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