Meaning and Origin of: Maris

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Child of the moon
  • Latin : Of the sea
  • Spanish : I am the sun

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : variant spelling of Mares 2.
  • Dutch : variant of Mares 3.
  • Dutch and Belgian (van Maris) : habitational name for someone from Merris in French Flanders or possibly from Maris in Dutch Limburg.
  • Greek : probably a metronymic from the female personal name Maria.