What does chris mean?


▼ as a boys" name (also used much less widely together girls" name Chris) is pronounced kris. The is of Greek origin, and also the an interpretation of chris is "bearing Christ". Short form of Christopher and also Christian. Actors kris Cooper, chris O"Donnell, chris Sarandon; comedians chris Tucker, chris Rock; basketball player kris Webber.STARTS v Chr-

ASSOCIATED v greek, rock


VARIANTS Chriss, Cris, Kris▼

SEE also Kit

RELATIONS VIA CHRISTIAN, CHRISTOPHER Christan, Christer, Christie, Christo, Christof, Christos, Christy, Cristy, Kriss

FEMININE creates Chriselda, Christina

CREATIVE FORMS(male) Ciris, .. (female) Chrce, .. Middle NAME PAIRINGSChris Harper (C.H.), ..

How popular is Chris?

Chris is a really popular very first name for males (#96 out of 1220, height 8%) and also a really popular surname for all civilization (#24386 the end of 150436, height 16%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

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Chris reached its apex location of #60 in the U.S. In the 1960s, and also is at #614 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)



Which version is better?

Prominent varying develops of kris (#614 THE vault YEAR) provided in the peak 2000 space Christopher (#42), Christian (#55), Kit (#1755), Christie, Christos, Christy, Cris, Kris and Kriss. Adoption of these relationships of chris was at its apex 48 years back (AVERAGE #1088) and also has end up being much lower since (#1446, down 75%), through versions like Chris falling out of fashion.

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Similar Names

Chris▼ is pronounced similarly to Cruz▲. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aris, Arris, Baris, Boris, Ceri, Chai, Chaim▲, Chaps, Charls, Chas▼, Chess, Chic, Chik, Chip, Ciril, Colis, Corie, Corin, Curtis▼, Cyril▼, Cyrus▲, Faris, Idris▲, Jaris, Joris, Moris, Nuris, Paris▼ and also Tris. This names often tend to it is in less generally used than Chris.