Usage: Idris, of Celtic origin, is a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Idris are in general originating from France, India, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, United States of America.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 5.
The name Idris is ranked on the 4,285th position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 74900 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.002% of the population.
The name Idris has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Idris for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
Idris is a given name, usually masculine, and a surname.
It is the name (Arabic: إدريس) of Idris the Islamic prophet mentioned in the Qur’an, usually identified with Enoch in the Bible. The original meaning may be “interpreter.”
Welsh: traditional name composed of the elements iud lord + rīs ardent, impulsive. It was common in the Middle Ages and earlier, and has been strongly revived since the late 19th century.
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