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Rhys - Meaning of Rhys

What does Rhys mean?

[ 1 syll. (r)hys, rh-ys ] The baby girl name Rhys is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced RIYS (English), RIYZ , or HHRIYS (Welsh) †. Rhys' origin and use are both in the Welsh language. It is derived literally from the word rhys which is of the meaning 'ardor, enthusiasm, rashness'. See Rhys for more information.

Rhys is a form of the English Reese.

Forms of Rhys include the names Reace, Rease, Reece, Reese, Reice, Reise, Rhyss, Rhysse, Riece, and Riese.

See also the related categories, enthusiasm (life) and welsh.

Rhys is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Rhys, Reese was the most popular. Rhys has primarily been a boy name in the last century.

Baby names that sound like Rhys include Reace, Rease, Reece, Rees, Reese, Reis, Reise, Riece, Riese, Riess, Rach, Raesha, Raiche, Raisse, Rashae, Rashke, Rece, Reggie, Reiss, and Res.

† Pronunciation for Rhys: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)"


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