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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cris

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  1. A diminutive of the male given names Christopher and, less commonly, of Christian.
  2. A diminutive of the female name Christina and of its variant forms.

Notable Persons Named Cris

Cris Carter is a football player for the Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, and Miami Dolphins. He was most active from 1987 to 2002. Cris was born on November 25th, 1965 in Troy, Ohio.

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Cris Judd is an actor and choreographer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Cris was given the name Cristan Leenon Judd in 1969 in Abilene, Texas, U.S.

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Cris Collinsworth is a football player. Cris was born on January 27th, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio.

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Cris Cab is a pop music, reggae, soul music, and jazz fusion musician. He was most active from 2011 to present. Cris was given the name Cristian Cabrerizo on January 21st, 1993.

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Cris Bonacci is a heavy metal, hard rock, pop, dance, and heavy metal music musician. She plays Gibson Les Paul. She has been prominent since 1977. Cris was given the name Cristina Bonacci on October 15th, 1964 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Cris Kirkwood is an alternative rock and punk rock musician, singing, and songwriter. He plays Bass guitar. His career lasted from 1980 to 1995. Cris was born on October 22nd, 1960.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cris

Cris is a soccer player for the Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Olympique Lyonnais, Galatasaray S.K. (football), GrĂªmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, CR Vasco da Gama, Brazil national under-23 football team, and Brazil national football team. Cris was born on June 3rd, 1977 in Guarulhos, Brazil. Cris is also known as Cris.

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How popular is the baby name Cris in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 0 5
1912 6 0 6
1916 7 0 7
1918 8 0 8
1919 6 0 6
1922 6 0 6
1923 7 0 7
1924 6 0 6
1925 5 0 5
1929 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1934 6 0 6
1935 5 0 5
1938 6 0 6
1939 5 5 0
1941 8 0 8
1942 8 0 8
1943 8 0 8
1944 8 0 8
1945 14 0 14
1946 21 6 15
1947 33 10 23
1948 51 10 41
1949 50 16 34
1950 32 10 22
1951 61 25 36
1952 93 27 66
1953 84 38 46
1954 81 25 56
1955 104 41 63
1956 109 42 67
1957 141 67 74
1958 153 57 96
1959 162 63 99
1960 189 74 115
1961 170 66 104
1962 143 46 97
1963 132 49 83
1964 143 60 83
1965 118 49 69
1966 112 29 83
1967 90 35 55
1968 78 21 57
1969 88 28 60
1970 94 32 62
1971 72 18 54
1972 52 10 42
1973 55 19 36
1974 56 15 41
1975 36 14 22
1976 42 7 35
1977 27 0 27
1978 31 10 21
1979 31 11 20
1980 22 0 22
1981 23 9 14
1982 35 5 30
1983 24 0 24
1984 23 6 17
1985 15 5 10
1986 23 5 18
1987 13 0 13
1988 18 0 18
1989 22 0 22
1990 14 0 14
1991 18 0 18
1992 9 0 9
1993 18 0 18
1994 11 0 11
1995 21 0 21
1996 25 0 25
1997 13 0 13
1998 18 0 18
1999 29 0 29
2000 29 5 24
2001 29 5 24
2002 16 0 16
2003 31 0 31
2004 38 7 31
2005 33 0 33
2006 42 0 42
2007 44 0 44
2008 34 6 28
2009 33 0 33
2010 28 0 28
2011 38 0 38
2012 28 0 28
2013 23 0 23
2014 19 0 19
2015 23 0 23
2016 16 0 16
2017 22 0 22

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Popularity of Cris as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cris

  • How Popular is the name Cris? Cris is the 4,358th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,988 babies born with the first name Cris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cris to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cris is Friday, November 30th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Cris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cris was in 1960 with a total of 115 babies.
  • Random Cris Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cris is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Cris: Your name in reverse order is Sirc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ircs. How do you pronounce that?

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