The name Chris is a boy's name of English origin meaning "one who carries Christ". Chris is ranked #614 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Write what your first association".
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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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