"strife, discord"

Eris Origin and Meaning

The name Eris is a girl's name meaning "strife, discord".

Eris was the goddess of strife and discord, turned fairy tale and then popular culture figure Maleficent in Sleeping Beauty. Ironic, as her name sounds so much like that of Eros, the god of love.

There is also a planet named Eris, discovered in 2005 and sometimes called the tenth planet.

Though not on the U.S. Top 1000 except for a brief appearance a century ago, Eris was given to 130 baby girls in 2022 and is rising along with the fashion for mythological names.

# 732 in the US

Eris Rank in US Top 1000

# 893 on Nameberry

Eris Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Eris Popularity

Famous People Named Eris

  • Eris BakerAmerican actress

Eris in Pop Culture

  • ErisGreek goddess of strife and discord
  • Eris Fairycharacter from American/Canadian show "The Troop"
  • Erischaracter on series "The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy"
  • Erischaracter in the animated movie 'Simbad'
  • Erischaracter in the book 'Pandora gets Heart' (Carolyn Hennesy)
  • Eris Morncharacter in the video game "Destiny"
  • Eris DoddRadson, character from Katherine's McGee's book series "The Thousandth Floor"