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Christopher (Given name)

Christopher is a name for boys. The name is a form of Christoforus and originates from Biblical. On our website 35 people with the name Christopher rated their name with 4 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Christopher is in the top 100 of most popular names on facebook on position 64. Nicknames for Christopher are Chris, Cristo and Shine.
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Meaning of Christopher

The meaning of Christopher is: "Christopher is an English given name for men. It changed from a Greek name "Christophoros", which means "bearing Christ" or "Christ-bearer". It is a combination of 2 Greek words: Christos (Christ) and phero (to bear, to carry).".


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Suitable names

Suitable names for a brother of Christopher are: Michael, Diederik, Jack, Carl, Thomas. Suitable names for a sister of Christopher are: Samantha, Chrystina, Stephanie, Hannah, Arzina. View more suitable names.


Christopher occurs in the following categories:
Baby boy names with 11 letters64 namesBoy names beginning with C151 namesBoy names ending in R229 namesBaby boy names with three syllables100 namesDifficult to pronounce boy names55 namesPopular Boy Names of 2019200 names

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Popularity of Christopher in the U.S.A.



Christopher 57 years old   20-08-2012
Christopher is one of those names that everyone finds it necessary to try to find a way to shorten it. "What do you prefer to be called" ummm the name on my brith certificate
Christopher 60 years old   25-09-2012
I have known of a couple other Christophers that had the nickname Kit. I was also told that Kit Carson was a Christopher
Christopher 27 years old   13-11-2012
Most people I've met in Spain (where I'm from) have a hard time spelling it, I always have to show an ID or write it down. Same viceversa, if they've only seen it written, they'll pronounce it Ch (as in chocolate)-risto-per. Other than that, I like my name.
Christopher 29 years old   28-11-2012
Christopher 25 years old   10-01-2013
I love it
Christopher 60 years old   15-01-2013
Christopher: Only when I am serious.
Christopher 47 years old   26-01-2013
My mother touches me.
Christopher 37 years old   17-03-2013
I like to shorten it to chriz
Christopher 38 years old   7-08-2013
Too common, but I like it b/c it is the only name my Mom wanted for me, b/c of the biblical meaning & she is past on now, so it is more special to me now
Christopher 53 years old   16-09-2013
love my name
Christopher 21 years old   4-12-2013
I love it although on scantrons its always shortened to Christ and Christophe
Christopher 37 years old   30-07-2017
I Love My Name Christopher!
The name means to me - 'One Who Carries Christ In His Heart'.
Christopher 17 years old   31-08-2018
its cool.
Christopher 28 years old   1-07-2019
Origins: Dutch (Netherlands/Holland)
Similar ities: Boertjie (Afrikaans/South Africa)
Meaning: Boer - Farmer
jte- Diminutive (Smaller)
Little Farmer, Farmer of small
Variations: Boercher
Family: South Africa, New Zealand

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