Chris: unisex baby name meaning and popularity


A nickname for Christopher or Christian or Christine or Christina, all referring to Christianity or meaning "bearer of Christ." But if those are just too long and complicated and you're a one-syllable type of person, try Chris on for size - whether you're having a boy or a girl.


Chris is a nickname-y sort of name already, don't you think?

Famous people named Chris:

Tennis player Chris Evert; TV journalist Chris Jansing; sportscaster Chris McKendry; Olympic swimmer Chris von Saltza; actors Chris Hemsworth, Chris Farley, Chris Noth, Chris Tucker, Chris Pratt, Chris Cooper, and Chris O'Donnell; musicians Chris Cornell and Chris Isaak.

Fun fact:

In Disney's The Brave Little Toaster, there is a female character named Chris McGroarty.

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