US Popularity:1552
Meaning:Bearing Christ; Follower of Christ
Gender-neutral names are the way of the future, and this unisex name is no exception. Chris is of Greek origin, meaning "bearing Christ” or "follower of Christ," which may appeal to a parent hoping to raise baby on the path of faith. Often used as a nickname for the more formal Christopher or Christina, Chris has a lively, youthful feel to it that points to a laid-back demeanor and calm attitude. From Chris Martin and Chris Rock to the talented singer-songwriter Chris from Christine and the Queens, this is a modern gender-neutral name that enjoys eternally cool status!

Famous People Named Chris

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  • Chris Evert
    Tennis Player
  • Chris Hadfield
  • Chris Hemsworth
  • Chris Ofili

Chris Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Chris is currently #1247 on The Bump
Boy:Chris is currently #674 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Chris is currently #911 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Chris is currently #1552 in U.S. births
Boy:Chris is currently #774 in U.S. births
Girl:Chris is currently #7696 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 6253
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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