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  1. #6
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    I like the spelling Eirys too... I hadn't thought of the goddess connection, not very attractive qualities I suppose. I am generally attracted to Ae- names and names that end in -s. I love the way it sounds, but I wouldn't use a name that doesn't have a strong history as a name and some meaning behind it.
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  2. #8
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    It's pretty, isn't it? I just discovered it today, too, from dantea's post. I haven't searched extensively yet, but it's apparently Latin for air or atmosphere. It reminds me of Artemis and Damaris, but... airier. There's also Eirlys, Welsh I think. That's IRE-liss though, maybe. I'm not sure. I prefer the air sound. And Charis. Anais. Lots of pretty, rare (in the US at least) names that sound similar.
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  3. #10
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    I used it in a book. From my own sources, it's Latin possibly meaning wind or something to do with Air. It reminds me of Aether, the Greek god of the upper air and light.
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  4. #12
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    Me too, I'm thinking about Aether too. Or anything Airy.

    I like the way it sounds.
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  5. #14
    probably Eris, the goddess


    Aeris spelling is ok because its still pronounceable but:

    Eirys is horrible, makes everything about this name even more difficult, spell it Eris

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