Chris

Chris
Pronunciation English: /ˈkrɪs/
Gender Unisex
Origin
Word/Name Greek
Other names
Related names Christopher, Christian, Christina, Christine, Christophe

Chris is a short form of various names including Christopher, Christian, Christina, Christine, Crissie and others. Unlike these names, however, it does not indicate the person's gender although it is much more common for males to have this name than it is for females. [1]

It is the preferred form of the full name of such notable individuals as Chris Tucker and Chris Penn. To find an article about one of these people, see List of all pages beginning with "Chris".

The word is also a part of phrases, including Tropical Storm Chris, Ruth's Chris, and many more which refer to notable people, places, and things. For a list of these, see All pages with titles containing "chris".

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