Idris: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Idris

In Arabic, it means "translator" and in Welsh, it means "impulsive prince." The impulsive part remains to be seen, but you'll definitely need a translator during little Idris's childhood: first, to clarify his toddler-babble, and then to decipher what the hell he's talking about when he goes on and on about the latest video game.

Nicknames:

Id.

Famous people named Idris:

Actor Idris Elba; drummer Idris Muhammad; poet Idris Davies.

Fun fact:

According to legend, there was a 7th-century giant and astronomer named Idris Gawr.

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