Idris Name Meaning & Origin
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A name from Welsh mythology that means "ardent lord."
In the Qur'an it's the name of a prophet of Islam, known as Enoch in Judaism and Christianity.
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Idris Elba, British actor.
Idris Muhammad, American jazz drummer.
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Idris Gawr ("Idris the Giant") in welsh mythology; giant on the summit of Cadair Idris who meted out death, madness, or poetic inspiration to whoever spent a night upon his rock-hewn chair.