Popularity today: #10
Style: New Classics
Nicknames: Chris, Kit, Kip, Topher
Variants: Kristofer, Christophe, Cristobal
Sisters: Jessica, Stephanie, Amanda, Lauren, Rebecca
Brothers: Jonathan, Matthew, Nicholas, Adam, Justin
Christopher epitomizes the "new man" image '- masculine but sensitive. After decades at the top, it's still completely fashionable. The nickname Chris, though, has vaulted into overuse as Christophers share the space with Christians, Christinas and Crystals. The British nicknames Kip and Kit offer possible escape.