Maris Family History
Maris Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Mares 2. Dutch: variant of Mares 3. Dutch and Belgian (van Maris): habitational name for someone from Merris in French Flanders or possibly from Maris in Dutch Limburg. Greek: probably a metronymic from the female personal name Maria.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press