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Idris

Heart
Welsh
"lord"

Idris Origin and Meaning

The name Idris is a girl's name meaning "lord".
Usually seen as a masculine name (deriving from both Welsh and Arabic), in its feminine usage it is from the Welsh alone. Idris has been used as a feminine name twice in popular culture: first by Mary Shelley in her post-apocalyptic novel "The Last Man" and also in cult British TV show, Dr Who, where Idris is the female personification of the TARDIS. A real-life Canadian woman named Idris Hall changed her name to the evocative Aloha Wanderwell and became "The World's Most Well Travelled Girl".

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Idris in Pop Culture

  • IdrisThe name of a city in the Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare