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Gender: Female Origin of Eris: Greek mythology name

The name Eris is a girl's name . Eris and is often added to lists like Gothic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

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 78 little girls in 2016 and may rise along with the fashion for mythological names.

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Famous People Named Eris

Eris Baker, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Eris

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