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Gender: M Meaning of Chris: "one who carries Christ" Origin of Chris: English nickname for Christian, Christopher Chris's Popularity in 2014: #514

Chris is a long-running nickname used almost equally for boys and girls. While past its prime, Chris stands out as sounding completely appropriate for both sexes, perhaps because of its widespread use as a short form of both the popular Christopher and Christine. Chris manages to retain its crisp appeal even though its fashion moment is over.

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Famous People Named Chris

Christopher Paul "Chris" Colfer, American actor and singer
Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans, American actor
Christopher Thomas "Chris" Hemsworth, Australian actor
Christopher Whitelaw "Chris" Pine, American actor
Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin, English musician
Christopher Joseph "Chris" Columbus, American filmmaker
Christopher Ryan "Chris" Hardwick, American comedian
Christopher Percy Gordon "Chris" Blackwell, English reggae producer
Christopher "Chris" O'Dowd, Irish actor and comedian
Chris Cole, American pro skateboarder
Christopher Dwayne "Chris" Tomlin, American singer-songwriter
Chris Haslam, Canadian pro skateboarder
Chris Omprakash Sharma, American rock climber
Chris Cornell, American musician
Christopher Eugene "Chris" O'Donnell, American actor
Christopher Michael "Chris" Pratt, American actor
Christopher Shannon "Chris" Penn, American actor
Christopher "Chris" Tucker, American actor
Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III, American actor
Christopher David "Chris" Noth, American actor
Christopher Crosby "Chris" Farley, American actor
Christopher William "Chris" Cooper, American actor
Christopher Joseph "Chris" Isaak, American musician
Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown, American singer
Christopher Adam "Chris" Daughtry, American musician
Christopher Anton "Chris" Knight, American actor
Christopher John "Chris" Weitz, American film director
Christopher Roy "Chris" Sutton, English footballer
Christopher Roland "Chris" Waddle, English footballer
Christopher Sean "Chris" Lowe, English musician
Chris Dyson, American racing driver
Christopher William Gerard "Chris" Hughton, Irish footballer
Chris Youngblood, American pro wrestler
Christopher Aubrey "Chris" Shiflett, American guitarist
Christopher "Chris" Scott Thile, American mandolinist
Christopher "Chris" Wallace, American TV host
Christopher "Chris" Faller, American bassist

Pop Culture References for the name Chris

P'tit(e) Chris, a character on TV's "Le coeur a ses raisons"
Chris Caldwell, character on TV's "The OC"
Chris Griffin, character on TV's "Family Guy"
Chris Stevens, character on TV's "Northern Exposure"
Christopher "Chris" Dollanganger, character from the Dollanganger series by V.C. Andrews
Dr. Christopher Alexander "Chris" Warner, character on New Zealand soap "Shortland Street"
Christopher "Chris" Traeger, character on TV's "Parks and Recreation"
Christos "Chris" Pappas, character on Australian soap "Neighbours"
Christopher "Chris" Rodonanté Cwej, character in the Virgin New Adventures series
Christopher Francis "Chris" Tate, character on British soap "Emmerdale"
Chris Redfield, character in Resident Evil video game series
Christopher "Chris" Miles, character on British TV's "Skins"
Christopher Perry "Chris" Halliwell, character on TV's "Charmed"
Chris Gray, character on British soap "Coronation Street"
Chris Thorndyke, character on "Sonic X"

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