Charis Name Meaning & Origin

Charis

Pronunciation: KAR-is (key)

Related Names:

Carissa, Karis, Carys

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Nicknames for Charis

Rissie, Rissy, Ris, Rissa

Meanings and history of the name Charis

In Greek mythology, a Charis (Χάρις) is one of several Charites, goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility. In Roman mythology they were known as the Gratiae, the "Graces".

Means grace or kindness.

Famous real-life people named Charis

Charis Alexiou, Greek singer

Charis in song, story & screen

Charis, a character in Margaret Atwood's The Robber Bride
Charis Black Crouch, a character in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Charis, princess of Atlantis in Stephen R. Lawhead's novel "Taliesin."

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