Cris

Cris - A very unique male name



  Dec 08,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cris, meaning one who carries Christ", "bearer of Christ", "curly-haired, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #1479. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cris and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cris? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cris. The baby boy name Cris was given to 6 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3472 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 273,510 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cris peaked in popularity 59 years ago in 1960 on position 744.



Famous with this name

Cris Morena
Cris Mertens
Cris Maruso


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Cris is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cris is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,285 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,285.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cris is where you live.


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Cris origin and meaning

Cris is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means one who carries Christ", "bearer of Christ", "curly-haired. To see famous people named Cris, pop culture references for the name Cris and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cris

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cris, sorted by popularity.

Craig / Chris / Cruz / Cyrus / Cross / Chirag / Criss / Corky / Croix / Cruise /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123472
20112588
20102951
20093242
20083946
20072358
20062735
20053164
20042863
20033030
20003432
19992805
19983248
19962141
19952616
19831954
19802200
19791934
19761347
19751584
19741892
19731635
19721656
19711335
19701375
19691176
19681022
19671237
1966944
1965923
1964860
1963858
1962793
1961775
1960744
19591073
1958811
1957845
1956911
19551136
1954980
19531601
19521076
19511111
19501562
19491127
19481107
19471479

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2285

Even more about Cris


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cris a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cris?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1960
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Cris
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 273,510
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1947
2012 births +6

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