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


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

What is the origin of the name Kriss?

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

What does the name Kriss mean?

Kriss means “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 Kriss

Variants of the name Kriss

Chris Kris

Popularity of the name Kriss

The name Kriss is ranked #4049 overall.

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