Diminutive of Beatrice, Latin
"she who brings happiness; blessed"

Tris Origin and Meaning

The name Tris is a girl's name meaning "she who brings happiness; blessed".

In the Divergent series, Tris was used as a short form of Beatrice, but it could also be given as a nickname for names like Tristan, Patricia, or Demetris.

Tris in Pop Culture

  • Beatrice "Tris" PriorMain character in Divergent Trilogy
  • Trisana "Tris" Chandlerone of four main characters in Tamora Pierce's Circle of Magic quartet, as well as The Circle Opens and The Circle Reforged