Given Name IRIS

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ιρις (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: IE-ris (English), EE-ris (German, Dutch), EE-rees (Finnish, Spanish), EE-REES (French)   [details]

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.

Categories

colors, DC Comics characters, flora, flowers, nature, plants, Pokemon characters, Quantico characters, Shadowhunters characters, storms, weather, word names
VARIANTS: Iiris (Finnish), Irida (Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Íris (Icelandic), Íris (Portuguese)
SAME SPELLING: Íris
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