Flower names are super in vogue right now, and Iris is simply blooming. While it’s not nearly as popular as fellow flora Violet and Lily, it has been rising in the rankings. In mythology, Iris was the Greek goddess of the rainbow who rode rainbows to deliver messages from Olympus to earth. How much will a little girl LOVE that story?!


  • greek: Rainbow
  • hebrew: Flower

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

Famous Namesakes:

Actress Iris Adrian, Author Iris Chang

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Jude Law and Sadie Frost