Name Kris Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kris


Kris is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Kris thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Kris

Kris is a short form of Kristina, Kristiane, Kristian or Kristopher and therefore is a unisex name.

What is the meaning of the name Kris?

Kris “a Christian“ or “follower of Christ” and “anointed” (from ancient Greek “khrístós/χρίστός” = anointed one or “khrío/χρίω” = to anoint, originally from Hebrew “mashíakh/מָשִׁיחַ” = anointed/messiah).

Pronunciation of Kris

Variants of the name Kris

Chris Kriss

Popularity of the name Kris

The name Kris is ranked #2522 overall.

Kris in the Top 50 Names

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