Idris is a boy name and means fiery leader; prophet. It is a Welsh name and its pronunciation is \i-dris, id-ris\. Other similar names and variants include: Darias, Darius, Icarus, Ikaros, Ikarus, Terris, Tris, Tyrus. Idris is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#63147 out of 88799).
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Idris Elba
Idris Elba

Born on September 06, 1972

  • Age: 48
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 19

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Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba, Thandie Newton

Country: United States of America

The Losers

The Losers

Directed by: Sylvain White

Starring: Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans

The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us

Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad

Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney

Molly's Game

Molly's Game

Directed by: Aaron Sorkin

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Idris a popular name?

Over the years Idris was most popular in 2018. According to the latest US census information Idris ranks #2050th while according to Idris ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Idris?

According to the US census in 2018, 220 boys were born named Idris, making Idris the #956th name more popular among boy names. In 2018 Idris had the highest rank with 220 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Idris?

Idris is #956th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Idris more popular ?

The name Idris was more popular in 2018 with 220 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Idris

The last time a baby was named Idris was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Idris?

In 2018 there were 220 baby boys named Idris.

Who is a famous person named Idris?

There a several famous people named Idris, for example actor Idris Elba, actor Idris Nogajbayev.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Idris?

A famous actor/actress named Idris is Idris Elba, starring in 19 movies, including Cats and Zootopia.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Idris?

There are 2 actors named Idris including Idris Elba and Idris Nogajbayev who appeared in movies such as Cats and Pervyy uchitel.