This name derives from the Ancient Greek “Îris (Ἶρις) Írídos (ίρίδος)”, meaning “rainbow, goddess of the rainbow and divine messenger”. Iris is the personification of the rainbow and messenger of the gods. She is also known as one of the goddesses of the sea and the sky. Iris links the gods to humanity. She travels with the speed of wind from one end of the world to the other, and into the depths of the sea and the underworld.