Charis name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Greek, Old Greek, English and German
Usage: English, German, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish
Pronunciation: HAR-ees
Meaning: Charity, Grace and Kindness
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What does Charis mean?

Of Old Greek, Greek, German and English origin, Unfamiliar Charis bestowed upon both boys and girls, Charis means "Charity, Grace or Kindness" is used especially in German, Finnish, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Greek.

Charis is derived from Charity. Charity is English equivalent of Carit. Charity means Affection and Charity is mostly used in English has its origin in English and Latin. Charis is equivalent of The Greek Name Χαρις in Latin language.

How do I pronounce Charis?

You can pronounce the one syllabled name Charis as HAR-ees with emphasis on first HAR syllable. ch(a)-ris is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Charis

Caris, Ceri, Carissa, Charissa, Cherice, Cerise, Charisse, Cher, Cherish, Carris, Cari, Carese, Carie, Cheriece, Carise, Cherece, Charese, Charity, Charea, Chere, Charise

How popular is the name Charis?

In United States, Charis was once a common name since emerging in 1924 it has been given to over 3981 babies. When at its peak in 2006,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 95 years.

Charis is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 400 names. In 1999, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 357 on girl names chart when 90 babies were given the name Charis.

Over 914 babies in England and Wales have been named Charis.

Charis is an uncommon baby name in Belgium there is very thin chances of it still being given. Charis is a rare baby name in France and may not be used now.

Charis is a common name in Greece, Cyprus, Philippines and Indonesia while somewhat familiar name in England, Ghana, Nigeria, Canada, South Africa, Germany, Malaysia and Uganda. At least, 10000 people globally have carried Charis as their given name according to our findings.

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Charis in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Charis

You are an adventurer who follows his intuition. You are always open to experience something new. People who know you describe you as driven and ambitious. You are dominant when it comes to relationships. Details matter to you, especially when it comes to choosing your love partner. People find you attractive because of your mysterious private life and self-confident approach to everything. You are the most self-motivated person you know.

Looking for names similar to Charis? Please go through the following names

  •  Achates - Especially used in Finnish and Swedish, Achates aimed at boys, meaning of Achates is "Agate" is originated from Old Greek
  •  Thieffaine - Especially used in Greek, Thieffaine means "Crowning" is originated from Greek
  •  Chloe - Celebrated and Ever lasting unisex name Chloe means "Green Shoot, Young Girl or Young Green" used dominantly in Finnish and German is originated from Old Greek
  •  Seline - The curious girl name Seline is used substantially in Swedish, Finnish and Norwegian, Seline means "Moon" is of Old Greek origin
  •  Piotra specifically is used in Polish, meaning of Piotra is "The Rock or The Stone", rooted from Old Greek is used as a girl name

Sibling Names for Charis

Charis is a beautiful name that originates from Greek mythology and means "grace, kindness and charm". If you are looking for sibling names that match well with Charis, here are some suggestions to help you find the perfect match for your little one.

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Famous people named Charis

  • Charis Johnson, founder and administrator of the investment autosurf 12DailyPro
  • Charis Yulianto, retired Indonesian footballer
  • Charis Nicolaou, Cypriot football midfielder
  • Charissa Chamorro in One Life to Live as Actress
  • Charisse Baker in Santa Buddies as Actress
  • Charisma in Movies Money Murder as Actress
  • Charissa Shearer in Philomena as Actress
  • Charise Castro Smith in Helping Hand as Actress
  • Charisse Cardenas in Almost Famous as Art Department
  • Charissa Hogeland in Nasty Habits as Actress
  • Charissa Saverio in Go as Soundtrack
  • Charisse Woodall in Life Support as Actress
  • Charis Mavrias Charalampos Mavrias, more commonly known as Charis Mavrias is a player of Greece.
  • Actor Charis Hogg, known for movie Mon Ami


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  4. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
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