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Kris meaning and name origin

Kris \k-ris\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kris), is pronounced kris. It is of Scandinavian origin. Short form of names beginning with Kris-. Singer/actor Kris Kristofferson.

For more information, see also related names Chris, Christian and Christopher.

Kris is also pronounced similarly to Cris, Kriss and Kruz. Other suggested similar baby names are Aris, Kraig, Krist and Tris.

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Popularity of Kris

Kris is a somewhat popular first name for males (#634 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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