Popularity today: #24
Style: New Classics, The -ens
Sisters: Kaitlyn, Alexis, Abigail, Taylor, Victoria
Brothers: Dylan, Alexander, Austin, Caleb, Gabriel
This fast-rising name is bidding to supplant Christopher as the dominant "Chris" name. Parents like the modern two-syllable sound of Christian and the forthright declaration of faith that it represents. Beware alternate spellings that feminize the name.