Cris - Meaning of Cris
[ syll. cris, cr-is ] The baby boy name Cris is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is KRIHS †. Cris is used chiefly in the English and Spanish languages, and its origin is Old Greek and Latin.
Cris is a variant of the name Chris (English and Greek).
Cris is also a pet form of the name Christopher (English) in the English and Spanish languages.
Cris is also a variant of the name Crispus (English).
Cris is a rare baby name for boys. At the peak of its usage in 1960, 0.005% of baby boys were given the name Cris. Its ranking then was #726. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is today of very modest use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Cris, Christopher was the most popular. In the past century Cris has predominantly been a baby boy name.
† approx pronunciation for Cris: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"