Meaning and name origin
Kris is a somewhat popular first name for males (#634 out of 1220, Top 52%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kris for boys. Kris reached its highest rank of #424 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kris and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Christopher (#30), Christian (#42), Chris (#514) and Kris. (2014 statistics).