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The table below indicates the number of times the name Kris 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 Kris
Use of the Name Kris for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
11,779 10,605 1,016 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kris has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kris first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1946, which is the first year shown on the table.  Kris last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1987, the last year shown on the table.  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 Kris
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194691353  
194790160877101
194868795803116
194966610691395
1950675106872104
1951570145718148
1952477214718154
1953504192724158
1954510203688186
1955470242565261
1956462266538302
1957415352462420
1958371434385567
1959360469390590
1960365465398576
1961355501388617
1962346514388591
1963345503350733
1964381432302941
1965385408277977
1966397355289870
1967426321326723
1968456282371597
1969415365415529
1970393415470437
1971404396555323
1972394400588273
1973415356698214
1974377416809167
1975439323921141
1976453298  
1977395398  
1978397379  
1979476299  
1980590214  
1981686158  
1982792124  
1983832110  
1984790121  
198592297  
198695492  
1987943100  
Totals:  11,779 11,911

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kris as a boy's name about 49% of the time and as a girl's name about 50% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kris appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 42 times during the last 125 years.

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


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