Chris Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Chris:
Short form of Christian, derived from the Latin christiānus (a Christian, a follower of Christ), which is from the Greek christianos (a Christian, a follower of Christ). Short: Chris
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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The name Chris is amazing, when I hear the name, I think of a strong wise man, and sure enough it is true
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My mother's ex-boyfriend's brother is names Chris.
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Christopher, Chris-luis, Chris wiz, Chrissy, CH, Chri (cry),C-man Fronz
- Meanings and history of the name Chris: | Edit
Greek~ 'carrier of Christ', Famous bearer: St Christopher, patron Saint of travelers, is believed to have carried the Christ-child across a river.
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Chris "Motionless" Cerulli, lead singer for gothic metal/ metalcore band Motionless In White.
Chris "Fronzilla" Fronzak-Attila lead singer
Chris Gorman, an American photographer and drummer who used to play alongside with his brother Tom in alternative rock band Belly.
Chris Brown, American singer
Chris "Beanie" Wells, American football running back for the Arizona Cardinals.
Chris Samuels, American football offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins.
Chris Rock, American actor and comedian.
Chris Johnson, American football running back for the Tennessee Titans
Chris Cooper, American actor.
Chris Martin, not from Coldplay, in the Guinness World Records for
Chris Totman, Tree stump, sexually attracted to water
Chris Evans, American actor
Chris Pine, American actor
Chris Pratt, American actor
Chris Hemsworth, Australian actor
Chris Collins a.k.a. WeeklyChris (Famous for instagram,vine,twitter, etc.)
Chris Caldwell, Founder, Manager, Lead singer on the boy band "Back Seat Boys", Amazing Artist, Traveled to the Moon using a motorcycle.
Chris O'Donnell, American actor. Has starred in "Men Don't Leave", "Scent of a Woman" and the CBS hit drama "NCIS: Los Angeles." He is one of 7 children and has 5 kids himself.
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Chris Argent - From MTV's Teen Wolf (Played by JR Bourne.)
Chris Redfield, main character and protagonist in the Resident Evil series.
Chris Halliwell, character from "Charmed", second son of Leo Wyatt and Piper Halliwell, middle child of his brother, Wyatt and sister, Melinda.
Chris Griffin, character on Family Guy.
Chris Chambers, character of the movie 'Stand By Me' (Played by River Phoenix)