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Girl Name: Chris

Name: Chris
Pronunciation: \ch-ris\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Chris's also a boy name)
Meaning: follower of Christ
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Caris, Charis, Chrisy, Cris, Khris
Similar Names: Carisa, Carys, Cerys, Ceres, Cerise, Cherise, Cerisa, Cherie, Karis, Charish, Charise, Charisa, Charie, Chari, Cherit, Chels, Cherish, Cheri, Cherisa, Chyril, Charil, Chloris, Chrisie, Christa, Kris, Christy, Christi, Chrissy, Chrissa, Corisa, Maris, Doris, Eris, Iris, Loris, Lyris, Meris, Neris, Paris, Pris, Charin, Tris
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 528
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 29193

Description

Chris \ch-ris\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Chris), is a variant of Christian (Latin), Christina (Latin) and Christine (French, Latin), and the meaning of Chris is "follower of Christ". See also Chriselda.

The baby name Chris sounds like Caris, Charis, Chrisy, Cris and Khris. Other similar baby names are Carisa, Carys, Cerys, Ceres, Cerise, Cherise, Cerisa, Cherie, Karis, Charish, Charise, Charisa, Charie, Chari, Cherit, Chels, Cherish, Cheri, Cherisa, Chyril, Charil, Chloris, Chrisie, Christa, Kris, Christy, Christi, Chrissy, Chrissa, Corisa, Maris, Doris, Eris, Iris, Loris, Lyris, Meris, Neris, Paris, Pris, Charin and Tris.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Chris.

Popularity

Chris is a very popular first name for women (#528 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#29193 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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