Where did Chris Cringle come from and how do you spell it properly?

Khris Kringle is another name for Santa Claus.

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There are different ways to spell it. Kris Kringle, Christkind or Christkindl. He's also known as Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Sinterklaas, Nikolaos of Bari, Father Christmas or simply Santa.

Saint Nicholas of Myra is the original "Santa" originating from present day Turkey. He was a Greek Bishop known for giving gifts such as placing coins in the shoes of people whom left them out for him.