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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Chris

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Chris in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Chris:

  • Records indicate that 141,127 boys in the United States have been named Chris since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1961, when 7,195 people in the U.S. were given the name Chris. Those people are now 59 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


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      4 Positive Comments

  • "Sometimes people misspell Chris as "Cris", but it's not an all-that-common happening. I like my name. I can have Kit as a nickname with Chris. I like that name." Jun. 1, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My second sons name is Christopher aka Chris he's 1 month old my second sons name is Wyatt he's 2 years 3 next Feburary" Aug. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is my boajjfosdjfl;kasjdfl;kajsdfljsadlfkjafsdsdsdfsadf" Jun. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is a fairly straight forward name. I have never had it mispronounced and only once had it misspelled. It is fairly common, though to meet another 'Chris', which is sometimes odd." Nov. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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  • "great name, i hope my son lives long enough to know it" Mar. 26, 2019: Report as inappropriate

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