Chris Name Meaning

Greek: shortened form of any of various surnames formed from the personal name Khristos (see Christos). shortened form of Christopher or any of its cognates or derivatives.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Christ, Caris, Duris, Cyrus, Ris, Corris, Boris, Maris, Doris, Heis

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Chris Family Origin

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Chris Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Chris occupation in Canada was Labourer. 100% of Chris's were Labourers.

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Between 1954 and 2004, Chris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Chris in 1954 was 49, and 62 in 2004.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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