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165k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Chris

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Greek
  • #423 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188049049
188152052
188239039
188347047
188457057
188550050
188662062
188746046
188859059
188942042
189032032
189132032
189249049
189340040
189445045
189541041
189653053
189735035
189833033
189936036
190045045
190126026
190237037
190335035
190427027
190525025
190630030
190729029
190837037
190948048
191032032
191143043
191276076
191381081
19141348126
19151450145
19161480148
19171516145
19181790179
19191357128
192019111180
19211536147
192218112169
192317014156
192419214178
19251897182
192618013167
192716815153
192818520165
192918616170
193018614172
193116915154
193223022208
193315917142
193419414180
193520019181
193621020190
193722326197
193825426228
193927630246
194034832316
194136544321
194245270382
1943548102446
1944635106529
1945680129551
19461,029202827
19471,4393221,117
19481,6163291,287
19491,6292411,388
19501,4632191,244
19511,7462781,468
19522,0143291,685
19531,9053351,570
19542,1673731,794
19552,6434552,188
19563,1386112,527
19574,2781,0213,257
19585,7981,3424,456#93 boy name
19597,0761,4085,668#72 boy name
19608,0091,5096,500#63 boy name
19618,7741,5687,206#57 boy name
19628,3051,5216,784#59 boy name
19637,7671,4236,344#59 boy name
19647,0171,3795,638#65 boy name
19656,5781,0905,488#60 boy name
19666,1158605,255#55 boy name
19675,3497284,621#60 boy name
19684,9216694,252#64 boy name
19694,8155284,287#66 boy name
19704,9234584,465#63 boy name
19714,6193244,295#68 boy name
19723,7562753,481#81 boy name
19732,9452392,706#96 boy name
19742,4832042,279
19752,1632011,962
19761,7911881,603
19771,6551621,493
19781,4661291,337
19791,3841191,265
19801,089103986
198190476828
198279684712
198369750647
198467658618
198566152609
198658956533
198754837511
198853744493
198956529536
199051730487
199154839509
199248424460
199347328445
199447028442
199551023487
199657829549
199755019531
199861516599
199963715622
200067020650
200171520695
200269915684
200369214678
200468310673
20057299720
20068499840
200792016904
200895011939
200986810858
20107238715
20115790579
201265912647
201363111620
20145427535

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 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chris" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 50 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1959. Across the entire United States a total of 7,076 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 congenial, your pleasing way.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

S is for serene, your calm time.

Your name in reverse order is "Sirhc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ichsr". 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.

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, and dancer specializing in R&B, pop, hip hop, and dance music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Chris was born in 1989 as Christopher Maurice Brown in Tappahannock, Virginia, U.S.

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Chris Pine

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

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Chris Rock

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

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Chris Bosh

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

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Chris Paul

Chris Paul is a nba biography. Chris was born in 1985 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker is an actor and comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Chris was born in 1972 as Christopher Tucker in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Past life for Chris born Feb 21, 1942

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 Western Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Chris

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