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Cris (girl)

What does Cris mean?

Cris Pronunciation of Cris [cris] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Cris) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Cris is "follower of Christ". Cris is a variant form of Christina (Latin).


Cris has 2 variants: Chris and Kris.

22 more relations via Christina: Chrissa, Chrissy, Christa, Christi, Christy, Crissey, Crissie, Crissy, Crista, Cristal, Cristel, Cristen, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristy, Crysta, Kit, Krissy, Krista, Kristi and Kristy.

Creative forms:
(female) Ceis, Creeis, ..

(male) Crin, Crisin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cris Brea (C.B.), ..

How popular is Cris?

Cris is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3575 out of 4276, Top 84%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cris entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #1639 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cris name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cris outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Christina (#333 from recent data), Krista (#1697), Cristal (#1981), Crysta, Cristy, Cristin, Kit, Krissy, Kristy, Kristi, Cristie, Kris, Cristen, Christy, Christi, Christa, Chrissy, Crissie, Chris, Crista, Crissy and Cristi are the popular varying forms of Cris. Other variants, like Chrissa, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Cris was common during the years 1970-1979 (median #938) and is now much reduced (#1913, 97%), with versions like Christa becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cris, Chris, Chrissy, Christa, Christi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christina, Christy, Crissie, Crissy, Crista in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristal, Cristen, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristy, Crysta, Kit, Kris, Krissy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krista, Kristi, Kristy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cris is pronounced similarly to Khris. Other recommended names are Alis, Anis, Ardis, Artis, Avis, Cai, Cain, Caisi, Cait, Cari, Carie, Carin, Caris, Carisa, Carlis, Carys, Cas, Cass, Ceil, Ceres, Ceri, Ceria, Cerisa, Cerise, Cerys, Charis, Chrisy, Ciri, Cis, Claris, Clio, Cloris, Cordis, Cori, Corie, Corin, Corisa, Cree, Crissa, Cypris, Doris, Edris, Elis, Eris, Idris, Iris, Isis, Karis, Lis, Lois, Loris, Lyris, Maris, Meris, Neris, Nis, Paris, Pris, Sis, Tais and Tris. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cris.

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