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Origin of the name MARIS.
Etymology of the name MARIS.
Meaning of the baby name MARIS.

  

MARIS.  Also written Mariś.
    1)  Etruscan.  In mythology, Mariś is the name of an infant god.
(An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).
    2)  Arthurian.  The surname of Ector (de Maris), the brother of Sir Lancelot, from Latin maris, meaning "sea."
    Maris Cakars (d. 1992), an American remembered for having served as editor of WIN Magazine, a nonviolent anti-Vietnam War journal. (Wiki)

... But to sir Ector de Maris befell an other vision, the contrary.  For it seemed him that his brother sir Launcelot and hee alighted out of one chaire and lept upon two horses; and the one said unto the other, "Go wee to seeke that we shall not find?"  And him thought that a man beate sir Launcelot, and dispoiled him,and clothed him in an other array, the which was all full of knots, and set him upon an asse.  And so hee road till hee came to the fairest well that ever hee saw.  And then sir Launcelot alighted, and would have drinken of that well; and when he stooped to drinke of that water, the water sanke from him;... (La mort d'Arthure, Malory, v.3, 1866)

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