Makris Family History
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Makris Name Meaning
Greek: nickname for a tall man, from Greek makri ‘tall’ (ancient Greek makros ‘long’). It is often found in combination with a personal name, e.g. Makrigiannis ‘tall John’, Makrilias ‘tall Elias’, Makrimikhalis ‘tall Michael’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press