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Chris Name Popularity

How popular is the name Chris? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 636 5 0.0013%
1912 481 32 0.0063%
1913 525 35 0.0062%
1914 468 68 0.0098%
1915 472 97 0.0107%
1916 506 90 0.0093%
1917 535 82 0.0082%
1918 450 129 0.012%
1919 607 65 0.0062%
1920 463 131 0.0118%
1921 596 78 0.0068%
1922 561 92 0.0083%
1923 528 101 0.009%
1924 491 125 0.0108%
1925 517 103 0.0091%
1926 475 123 0.0112%
1927 525 100 0.009%
1928 520 101 0.0094%
1929 496 103 0.0099%
1930 512 96 0.0092%
1931 523 85 0.0086%
1932 403 154 0.0156%
1933 509 86 0.0092%
1934 446 121 0.0125%
1935 450 121 0.0125%
1936 408 143 0.0148%
1937 421 137 0.0139%
1938 395 167 0.0163%
1939 373 189 0.0186%
1940 338 242 0.0228%
1941 330 269 0.0239%
1942 319 329 0.0261%
1943 294 404 0.0309%
1944 261 474 0.0382%
1945 242 518 0.0425%
1946 206 800 0.0542%
1947 182 1,098 0.0658%
1948 174 1,249 0.0782%
1949 168 1,363 0.0847%
1950 178 1,223 0.076%
1951 172 1,452 0.0856%
1952 160 1,664 0.0953%
1953 168 1,547 0.0874%
1954 158 1,785 0.0976%
1955 140 2,169 0.1179%
1956 128 2,515 0.1332%
1957 119 3,252 0.169%
1958 93 4,454 0.2357%
1959 71 5,670 0.2984%
1960 63 6,500 0.3431%
1961 57 7,208 0.3818%
1962 59 6,786 0.3696%
1963 59 6,339 0.3531%
1964 65 5,639 0.3204%
1965 60 5,482 0.3352%
1966 55 5,256 0.3366%
1967 60 4,616 0.3042%
1968 64 4,251 0.2831%
1969 66 4,288 0.2783%
1970 63 4,464 0.2805%
1971 68 4,296 0.2859%
1972 81 3,468 0.2546%
1973 97 2,693 0.2077%
1974 116 2,272 0.1748%
1975 132 1,945 0.1514%
1976 154 1,590 0.1234%
1977 159 1,478 0.1096%
1978 174 1,316 0.0979%
1979 188 1,251 0.0887%
1980 234 967 0.0661%
1981 259 795 0.0541%
1982 289 676 0.0452%
1983 304 611 0.0414%
1984 310 591 0.0397%
1985 319 595 0.0392%
1986 354 497 0.0329%
1987 386 459 0.0301%
1988 400 456 0.0293%
1989 401 493 0.0306%
1990 446 450 0.0271%
1991 444 455 0.0279%
1992 476 408 0.0256%
1993 474 400 0.0257%
1994 488 386 0.0252%
1995 465 443 0.0294%
1996 419 498 0.0333%
1997 438 468 0.0316%
1998 412 538 0.0359%
1999 398 579 0.0387%
2000 393 615 0.0403%
2001 379 647 0.0429%
2002 379 658 0.0439%
2003 393 632 0.0415%
2004 397 629 0.0413%
2005 396 691 0.0452%
2006 359 796 0.0508%
2007 351 870 0.0551%
2008 344 916 0.0593%
2009 357 836 0.0559%
2010 399 668 0.0464%
2011 472 525 0.0368%
2012 428 608 0.0427%
2013 450 585 0.0411%
2014 510 500 0.0343%
2015 499 531 0.0365%
2016 555 460 0.0319%
2017 583 407 0.0292%
2018 606 388 0.0282%
2019 561 443 0.0327%

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What names are variants of Chris?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Chriss

Bearing Christ

Greek

Cris

Bearing Christ

Greek

Kris

A diminutive form of Christopher.

Scandinavian


What names sound like Chris?

If you like how Chris sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Chris.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cruz

Holy cross

Spanish

Curcio

Courteous, polite

French

Kriss

Bearing Christ

Greek


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Kit

Bearing Christ

Greek


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