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Gender: Female Meaning of Corliss: "carefree person" Origin of Corliss: English

The name Corliss is a girl's name of English origin meaning "carefree person". Corliss and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Freedom and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Corliss, eccentric yet well-established, has an independent and artistic air.

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Famous People Named Corliss

Corliss Mondari Williamson, American male basketball player and coach
Corliss Lamont, American male socialist philosopher
Corliss Champion "C.C." Mosely, American male aviator
Corliss P. Stone, American male politician; 3rd mayor of Seattle

Pop Culture References for the name Corliss

"Meet Corliss Archer," radio show and film series beginning with "Kiss and Tell"
From a medieval nickname for a carefree person (from Old English carlēas 'carefree').

Corlee, Corless, Corly, Corlisa, Corley, Corlissa, Corlie, Korliss, Corlise


Catgirlmri Says:


I think this is a great name for a character in a book. It's so versatile- it could be anyone from the villain to the perfect Cinderella protagonist. Outside of a book- no. It's not the worst name to have, but there are definitely better things to name a kid.

beachbear Says:


I am not a fan of -iss names.

Zelliew Says:


I like the meaning - Carefree person