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Gender: Neutral. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #822).

What does the name "Chris" mean?

Chris (Greek): Diminutive form of names in Chris-

The name "Chris" is of Greek origin and it means "Diminutive form of names in Chris-". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 39 other names that are similar to this one.

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Your name in reverse order is "Sirhc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hcsir". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Chris" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Chris? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 165,415 babies born with the name Chris in the United States. That's more than enough Chris to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 49 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Chris" was in 1961 with a total of 7,206 babies. (That's a lot of baby Chris)

According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chris" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1941. Across the entire United States a total of only 365 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Chris popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Chris in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Chris

Chris Brown

Chris Brown is a singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Chris was born in 1989 as Christopher Maurice Brown in Tappahannock, Virginia, U.S.


Chris Evans (II)

Chris was born in 1981.


Chris Evans (I)

Chris was born in 1966.


Chris Pine

Chris Pine is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Chris was born in 1980 as Christopher Whitelaw Pine in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Chris Rock

Chris Rock is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Chris was born in 1967 as Christopher Julius Rock III in Andrews, South Carolina, U.S.


Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh is a nba biography. Chris was born in 1984 in Dallas, Texas.


Past life for Chris born May 8, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.