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Eris is an attractive given name for girls and boys. With roots in Greek mythology, this name's fluidity makes it a popular choice in global media. Eris was the name of the crafty antagonist in the Sinbad series, and Eris Boreas Greyrat is also a main character in the Mushoku Tensei series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Eris:

Greek: Strife

Origin of the name Eris:

Eris is the English transcription of the Greek name Ἔρις (meaning “strife”).

Symbolism of the name Eris:

Eris is a Greek name that means “strife.” In Greek mythology, Eris was the goddess of discord. She was also the sister of the Olympian Ares. According to legend, Eris is the figure who tossed the apple of discord into the banquet intended to honor the marriage of marriage of Peleus and Thetis. The coveted apple prompted a quarrel between Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite, ultimately catalyzing the Trojan War. As a result, the symbol of Eris is the golden apple.

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Gender of the name Eris:

Eris is a unisex baby name given to both boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Eris:


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Emotion evoked from the name Eris:

The name Eris evokes feelings of vigor and vitality.

Alternative spellings for the name Eris:

Nicknames for the name Eris:

  • Eri
  • Erie
  • Ris
  • Risie

Popularity of the name Eris:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Eris was the 1,807th most popular baby name for girls and the 4,986th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Eris:

Great middle names for Eris and their meanings:

  • Aveline (hazelnut, bird, wished-for child)
  • Bernard (strong, brave bear)
  • Clio (glory)
  • Daphne (laurel)
  • Fitzroy (son of the king)
  • Gaia (earth)
  • Ione (violet flower)
  • Penelope (weaver)
  • Phoebe (bright, shining, pure)
  • Selene (moon goddess)
  • Xanthe (golden, yellow, sun)
  • Zelda (blessed, happy, battle-strong)

Famous people with the name Eris:

  • Eris Abedini (footballer)
  • Eris Aragoza (actor)
  • Eris Baker (actress)
  • Eris Drew (singer)
  • Eris Mzava (film director)
  • Eris Muhandes (football player)
  • Eris O'Brien (historian)
  • Eris Annie Paton (cricketer)
  • Eris Young (writer)

Eris in popular culture:

  • Eris (antagonist in the Sinbad series)
  • Eris Boreas Greyrat (main character in the Mushoku Tensei series)
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