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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Neutral. Ranked #423 most popular

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 complete, nothing further needed here.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for special, you are, you know!

Your name in reverse order is "Sirhc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Risch". 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 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chris" is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of only 348 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 midwest? 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 Aug 3, 1996

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 Southern England approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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

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