Chris

Unisex

Meaning

Bearer of christ

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/kɹɪs/

Traits associated with the name Chris:

Dogs named Chris tend to be loving, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Chris?

It says that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name. It also suggests that you are creative and like to think outside the box.

Is Chris a good dog name?

Chris is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Chris isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

1,799
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1,221
New York City Dog Name Database
889
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Chris is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Chris was, in the past month, the 5288th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Chris is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Chris was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Chris's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Chris is most adored in Idaho, California and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Iowa and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Chris.

Most popular breeds named Chris:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Rottweiler
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Shih Tzu

Chris is found in these categories:

independent dog names
independent

The name's human-like quality and lack of traditional canine connotations contribute to its independence as a dog name.

Dog names like Chris:

Chi
Younger generation
Short for "champion".
Fortune, Luck
Free man
Skilled hunter or huntsman.
A word short for a chipset, or a splinter. Also the diminutive form of Charles.
Chris dog name meaning

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