in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: American
- #1396 All Time
Pronunciation of Kris
How popular is the name "Kris" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Kris? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,229 babies born with the name Kris in the United States. That's more than enough Kris to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1937 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kris" was in 1965 with a total of 978 babies.
According to the 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kris" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 15 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1969. Across the entire United States a total of 894 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Kris popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kris 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!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Kris" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kris as well as things modernly associated with the name Kris such as celebrities named Kris.
Origin and Meaning of Kris
The name "Kris" is of American origin, and it means "Diminutive form of names beginning with kris/Chris". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Kris Jenner is a television personality, producer, and manager with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Kris was born in 1955 as Kristen Mary Houghton in San Diego, California, U.S.
Kris Kristofferson is a singer, songwriter, musician, and actor specializing in country, folk, rock, and gospel music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1966 to present. Kris was born in 1936 as Kristoffer Kristofferson in Brownsville, Texas, United States.
Kris Allen is a musician, singer, and songwriter specializing in pop rock, alternative rock, acoustic rock, and blue-eyed soul music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Kris was born in 1985 as Kristopher Neil Allen in Jacksonville, Arkansas, United States.
K is for kindness, you always show.
R is for radiant, it's your personality!
I is for ignite, the fire in you!
S is for superb, a great attitude about life.
Your name in reverse order is "Sirk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Srki". 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.
Past life for Kris born Mar 20, 1948
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.
You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Name poster for Kris
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.