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Girl Name: Kris

Name: Kris
Pronunciation: \k-ris\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Kris's also a boy name)
Meaning: follower of Christ
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Karis, Krisy, Krisi, Cris, Khris
Similar Names: Eris, Iris, Pris, Tris
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 833


Kris \k-ris\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Kris), is a variant of Christina (Latin) and Krista (Czechoslovakian), and the meaning of Kris is "follower of Christ".

The baby name Kris sounds like Karis, Krisy, Krisi, Cris and Khris. Other similar baby names are Eris, Iris, Pris and Tris.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kris.


Kris is a very popular first name for women (#833 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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