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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΙρις Greek
PronouncedPron.IE-ris English
EE-ris GermanDutch
EE-rees FinnishSpanish
EE-REES French
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Meaning & History

Means "rainbow" in Greek. Iris was the name of the Greek goddess of the rainbow, also serving as a messenger to the gods. This name can also be given in reference to the word (which derives from the same Greek source) for the iris flower or the coloured part of the eye.
VariantsIiris Finnish Irida Greek
Other Languages & CulturesÍris Icelandic Íris Portuguese
Same SpellingÍris

Images

Iris flower (Iris sanguinea)Iris flower (Iris sanguinea)

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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute