What does Cris mean?
Cris [cris] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Cris) is of Greek origin, and Cris means "bearing Christ". Cris is a Spanish form of Chris (Greek): short transcription of Christopher and Christian.
Associated with: greek.
(male) Cais, Crin, ..
(female) Cral, Crisi, .. Middle name pairings:
Cris Callen (C.C.), ..
How popular is Cris?
Cris is an uncommon first name for men. Cris is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Cris reached its top rank of #836 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Cris are Christopher (#32 from current records), Chris (#507), Kriss, Kris and Kit. Other forms, like Chriss, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Cris was widespread 45 years ago (average #936) and is now much reduced (#1423, 82.2% less usage), with forms like Chris going out of style.
Cris is pronounced similarly to Cruz▲ and Kruz. Other recommended names are Aris, Arris, Arvis, Baris, Boris, Cai, Cain▲, Caio, Caius, Cass, Ceri, Chas▼, Chic, Chik, Chip, Cid, Ciril, Colis, Corie, Corin, Craig▼, Craik, Crain, Cram, Cree, Creik, Crew▲, Crispo, Cristy, Croy, Curtis▼, Cyril▼, Cyrus▲, Elis, Enis, Faris, Idris, Jaris, Joris, Luis, Moris, Nuris, Odis▼, Orsis, Otis▼, Paris▼, Reis and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cris.See names in meaning and etymology.