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.