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The name Chris is a diminutive form of Christopher.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Chris has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Chris
Use of the Name Chris for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
134,897 114,094 14,904 6,134 3,352 1,340 663
The table below indicates the number of times the name Chris has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Chris
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188023649  
188121152  
188227339  
188322947  
188421957  
188523350  
188621462  
188723946  
188822959  
188925342  
189030232  
189129132  
189225349  
189327640  
189426045  
189527641  
189625053  
189731235  
189833533  
189929136  
190031445  
190136126  
190232137  
190331835  
190440127  
190543225  
190638831  
190744028  
190838437  
190933947  
191049232  
191144543  
191245176  
191348281  
1914432124  
1915451148  
1916472148  
1917476145  
1918445179  
1919528127  
1920448181  
1921510146  
1922473170  
1923485158  
1924464175  
1925447181  
1926464167  
1927491152  
1928477164  
1929455170  
1930452172  
1931454154  
1932387208  
1933469141  
1934417178  
1935407182  
1936398191  
1937392198  
1938373228  
1939355247  
1940319314  
1941326322  
194231338692172
194329144478099
1944253528733107
1945242552646129
1946209823556202
19471841,117456321
19481721,284438328
19491681,378535241
19501781,243558222
19511741,458490279
19521601,689465329
19531691,565466335
19541591,797456372
19551402,183415455
19561282,521352611
19571203,2572731,021
1958934,4492261,341
1959725,6682241,409
1960636,4942191,509
1961577,1892151,565
1962596,7822171,521
1963596,3372311,427
1964655,6342331,376
1965605,4882621,088
1966555,255293860
1967604,618324729
1968644,245340668
1969664,274418527
1970634,458459458
1971684,281556322
1972813,470585274
1973962,701627242
19741162,275712204
19751311,951728201
19761551,590768187
19771601,487879163
19781741,326  
19791911,257  
1980234983  
1981259825  
1982288708  
1983304645  
1984316616  
1985325609  
1986357529  
1987378506  
1988405488  
1989403533  
1990449485  
1991440507  
1992470459  
1993479440  
1994485437  
1995463484  
1996414547  
1997427530  
1998406599  
1999396622  
2000396644  
2001379690  
2002382678  
2003387677  
2004396663  
Totals:  134,897 21,194

During the last 125 years, parents have used Chris as a boy's name about 86% of the time and less frequently (about 13% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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