What is the meaning of the name Chris?

The name Chris is primarily a gender-neutral name of Greek origin that means Christ-Bearer.

Typically a diminutive/nickname of the name Christopher or Christine.

Chris Rock, Comedian/Actor. Chris O'Donnell, actor. Chris Tucker, actor.

Different Spellings of the name Chris:


People who like the name Chris also like:

Christopher, Matthew, Connor, Aaron, Caleb, Chase, Eric, Charlotte, Samantha, Emma, Chloe, Amy, Sophia, Bella

Names like Chris:

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Stats for the Name Chris

checkmark Chris is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Chris is currently #671 in U.S. births

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