What does Kris mean?
Kris is a somewhat popular first name for men (#634 out of 1220, Top 52%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Kris for boys. Kris entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #424 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Kris and related names. Popular alternative forms of Kris are Chris (#514 last year), Christian (#42) and Christopher (#30). Usage of this boy name reached its most widespread during the years 1970-1979 and is now significantly lower, with the forms Chris and Kris becoming less in vogue. Christian (#42) and Christopher (#30) are two of the more trendy birth names in this list, with both names enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)