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Meaning of Corliss

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The name Corliss has the following meaning:

A cheerful and free-spirited woman.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Corliss is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Corliss in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Corliss is pronounced as kor-liss


Corliss originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Corliss and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Corliss: Boys - Alvin, Bradyn, Dalbert, Darton, Dartun, Denman, Newbury, Wade, Wesley, Girls - Ansley, Aspen, Birtie, Cherish, Cheryl, Deasia, Deeann, Earline, Edwina, Farrah, Jailyn, Jayla, Junie, Kaylee, Laurette, Lauryn, Lona, Louella, Malvina, Marylou, Melvina, Both genders - Baby, Bird, Byrd, Finley, Golden, Shirley, Skylar


Popular Variants for the name Corliss: Corlea, Corleah, Corlee, Corleigh, Corless, Corley, Corli, Corlie, Corlisse, Corly


Common nicknames for the name Corliss are: Cori


We think the name Corliss should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Corliss to be: A sweet and cute woman

In one word, you might describe Corliss as a(n) "cute" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Corliss (or its variants) are:

George Henry Corliss, born on 2 June, a famous inventor. George Henry Corliss's background: An American inventor, mechanical engineer, and the inventor of the Corliss steam engine, which is considered to have been the innovation that made steam power more economically efficient than water power.

Corliss Williamson, born on 4 December, a famous athlete. Corliss Williamson's background: A retired American professional basketball player, who played for four teams during his 12-year NBA career.

Corliss Lamont, born on 28 March , a famous philosopher. Corliss Lamont's background: A socialist philosopher, and advocate of various left-wing and civil liberties causes. He is the great-uncle of 2006 Democratic Party nominee for the United States Senate from Connecticut, Ned Lamont.
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