Chris

Chris is a boy name and means bearing Christ. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \ch-ris\. Other similar names and variants include: Chriss, Cris, Kit, Kris. Chris is a very popular first name for men (#96 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#29193 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Chris over the years and Chris's popularity rank:

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#102
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Famous people named Chris

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Famous actors named Chris and their movies

Chris Pine
Chris Pine

Born on August 26, 1980

  • Age: 41
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 18
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, Kenneth Branagh

Small Town Saturday Night

Small Town Saturday Night

Directed by: Ryan Craig

Starring: Shawn Christian, Chris Pine, Bre Blair, Kali Majors

Confession

Confession

Directed by: Jonathan Meyers

Starring: Chris Pine, Cameron Daddo, Bruce Davison, Tom Bosley

Blind Dating

Blind Dating

Directed by: James Keach

Starring: Chris Pine, Anjali Jay, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Jennifer Alden

Chris Rock
Chris Rock

Born on February 07, 1965

  • Age: 57
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 17
New Jack City

New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock

Country: United States of America

Death at a Funeral

Directed by: Neil LaBute

Starring: Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Keith David, Loretta Devine

Madagascar

Madagascar

Directed by: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath

Starring: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith

Country: United States of America

The Week Of

Directed by: Robert Smigel

Starring: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Steve Buscemi, Rachel Dratch

Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth

Born on August 11, 1983

  • Age: 38
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 16
Thor: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World

Directed by: Alan Taylor

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård

Blackhat

Blackhat

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang, Leehom Wang

Thor

Thor

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Country: United States of America

Ca$h

Directed by: Stephen Milburn Anderson

Starring: Sean Bean, Chris Hemsworth, Victoria Profeta, Mike Starr

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Famous directors named Chris and their movies

Chris Columbus
Chris Columbus

Born on September 10, 1958

  • Age: 63
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 20
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

Only the Lonely

Only the Lonely

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, Kevin Dunn

Heartbreak Hotel

Heartbreak Hotel

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: David Keith, Tuesday Weld, Charlie Schlatter, Angela Goethals

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Logan Lerman, Kevin McKidd, Steve Coogan, Brandon T. Jackson

Country: United States of America

Chris Nahon
Chris Nahon

Born on December 05, 1968

  • Age: 53
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 8
Kiss of the Dragon

Kiss of the Dragon

Directed by: Chris Nahon

Starring: Jet Li, Bridget Fonda, Tchéky Karyo, Max Ryan

Lady Bloodfight

Lady Bloodfight

Directed by: Chris Nahon

Starring: Amy Johnston, Muriel Hofmann, Jenny Wu, Kathy Wu

Blood: The Last Vampire

Directed by: Chris Nahon

Starring: Ji-hyun Jun, Allison Miller, Liam Cunningham, JJ Feild

Kiss Of The Dragon

Kiss Of The Dragon

Directed by: Chris Nahon

Chris Buck
Chris Buck

Born on October 25, 1960

  • Age: 61
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 3

Frozen II

Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Ritter, Evan Rachel Wood, Jonathan Groff

Tarzan

Tarzan

Directed by: Chris Buck, Kevin Lima

Starring: Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Brian Blessed, Glenn Close

Country: United States of America

Frozen

Frozen

Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad

Country: United States of America

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Famous writers named Chris and their books

Chris Bohjalian
Chris Bohjalian

Born on August 13, 1962

  • Age: 59
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 11
The Light In The Ruins

The Light In The Ruins

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1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills of Tuscany, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the

Skeletons At The Feast

Skeletons At The Feast

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A masterful love story set against a backdrop of epic history and unforgettable courageIn the waning months of World War II, a small group of people begin the longest journey of

The Double Bind

The Double Bind

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When Laurel Estabrook is attacked while riding her bicycle through Vermont’s back roads, her life is forever changed. Formerly outgoing, Laurel withdraws into her photography, spending all her free time at

Midwives

Midwives

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A contemporary classic that has sold more than two million copies and was a selection of Oprah's original Book Club, Midwives is a compulsively readable novel that explores questions of human responsibility that are as fundamental to our society now …

Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges

Born on September 18, 1956

  • Age: 65
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
Days Of Destruction, Days Of Revolt

Days Of Destruction, Days Of Revolt

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Named a Best Book of the Year by Amazon.com and the Washington PostThree years ago, Pulitzer Prize–winner Chris Hedges and award-winning cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco set out to take a

Chris Anderson
Chris Anderson

Born on April 06, 1968

  • Age: 54
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 5
The Long Tail

The Long Tail

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The New York Times bestseller that introduced the business world to a future that's already here--now in paperback with a new chapter about Long Tail Marketing and a new epilogue.

Chris Kyle
Chris Kyle

Born on April 08, 1974

  • Age: 48
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 2
American Sniper

American Sniper

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The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.From

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Chris a popular name?

Over the years Chris was most popular in 1961. According to the latest US census information Chris ranks #102nd while according to famousnames.vip Chris ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Chris?

According to the US census in 2018, 387 boys were born named Chris, making Chris the #1361st name more popular among boy names. In 1961 Chris had the highest rank with 8776 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Chris?

Chris is #1361st in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Chris more popular ?

The name Chris was more popular in 1961 with 8776 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Chris

The last time a baby was named Chris was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Chris?

In 2020 there were 387 baby boys named Chris.

Who is a famous person named Chris?

There a several famous people named Chris, for example actor Chris Pine, director Chris Columbus, musician Chris Brown.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Chris?

A famous actor/actress named Chris is Chris Pine, starring in 4 movies, including Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and Small Town Saturday Night.

Who is a famous director named Chris?

A famous director named Chris is Chris Columbus, who directed 4 movies, including Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Only the Lonely.

Who is a famous singer named Chris?

A famous singer named Chris is Chris Brown, with over 4 songs, including Back To Sleep and Take You Down.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Chris?

There are 3 actors named Chris including Chris Pine and Chris Rock who appeared in movies such as Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and New Jack City.

How many famous directors are named Chris?

There are 3 directors named Chris including Chris Columbus and Chris Nahon who directed movies such as Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Kiss of the Dragon.

How many famous writers are named Chris?

There are 4 writers named Chris including Chris Bohjalian and Chris Hedges who wrote books such as The Light In The Ruins and Days Of Destruction, Days Of Revolt.

How many famous singers are named Chris?

There are 4 singers named Chris including Chris Brown and Chris Montez who wrote songs such as Back To Sleep and The More I See You.