Gender Masculine
Scripts Χάρης(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. KA-REHS
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Meaning & History

Derived from Greek χάρις (charis) meaning "grace, kindness". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Athenian general. It was also borne by the sculptor who crafted the Colossus of Rhodes.

Related Names

VariantChariton
Feminine FormCharis
Other Languages & CulturesCharis, Haris(Greek) Khariton(Russian)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022