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Chris

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Diminutive of Christina
"a Christian"

Chris Origin and Meaning

The name Chris is a girl's name meaning "a Christian".
Chris is one of the longest-running and still most appealing unisex short forms, still used nearly equally for boys and girls. Though no longer fashionable, Chris still feels crisp and appropriate for both sexes.
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20 Names Similar to Chris

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Famous People Named Chris

  • Christine Marie "Chris" EvertAmerican tennis player
  • Susan Christina "Chris" von SaltzaAmerican Olympic swimmer
  • Christine Ann "Chris" JansingAmerican TV journalist
  • Christine "Chris" O'NeilAustralian tennis player
  • Christine "Chris" McKendryAmerican sportscaster
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Chris in Pop Culture

  • Christine Bridget "Chris" Rileycharacter on TV's "Blue Heelers"
  • Christine "Chris" McGroartycharacter in Disney's "The Brave Little Toaster"
  • Chris Noel"Dead Poets Society"
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