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 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" People with the given name [edit ] Chris Abani, Nigerian author Chris Abrahams, Sydney-based jazz pianist Chris Adcock, English internationally elite badminton player Chris Amon, former New Zealand motor racing driver Chris Andersen Chris Anderson (disambiguation) Chris Anker Sørensen Chris Anstey Chris Antley (1966–2000), champion American jockey Chris Arreola Chris Benoit Chris Brown (disambiguation) Chris Butler (private investigator) Chris Carmack Chris Carter (disambiguation) Chris Colfer Chris Cornell Chris Difford, English singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer Chris Dodd, American lobbyist, lawyer, and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States Senator from Connecticut Chris Dunk, former professional tennis player from the United States Chris Dyson, American racing driver Chris Eagles, English footballer who plays for Bolton Wanderers Chris Elliott, American actor, comedian, and writer Chris Evans (disambiguation) Chris Evert Chris Farley Chris Frantz, American musician and record producer Chris Fryar Chris Harper (American football) Chris Harper (RAF officer) Chris Hemsworth Chris James (disambiguation) Chris Jericho Chris Kirkpatrick Chris Langham, English writer, actor, and comedian Chris Leben, retired American mixed martial artist Chris Leinweber Chris Lowe, English musician Chris Martin Chris Montez Chris Noth Chris Penn Chris Pine Chris Pontius Chris Rock Chris Tomlin, American contemporary Christian music (CCM) artist, worship leader, and songwriter Chris Tucker Chris Ware Chris Weitz, American producer, writer, director, and actor Chris Wolstenholme Chris Woodruff, American former professional male tennis player References [edit ]