Chris

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Chris Harris, Jr., a player in the National Football League

Chris is a nickname or short form of various given names. These include Christopher, Christian, Christina, Christine, and Christos. The nickname is used by both males and females. Most names Chris is based on have meanings regarding Christ. For example Christopher means "bearer of Christ".[1] It is also a name used by individuals. Chris Columbus and Chris Penn are two well known examples. It is also a name given to tropical storms, hurricanes[2], trademarks such as Chris-Craft Boats[3] and other places and things.

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  1. "CHRISTOPHER". Behind the Name. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  2. Stacy R. Stewart (22 January 2013). "Tropical Cyclone Report, Hurricane Chris" (PDF). The National Weather Service/National Hurricane Center. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  3. "Chris-Craft - Trademark Details". Justia. Retrieved 7 July 2015.