Name Christopher Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Christopher


Christopher is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Christopher?

The name Christopher derived from the Greek name Christophoros (Χριστοφορος).

What does the name Christopher mean?

Christopher means “bearing Christ”, “Christ bearer” or “bearing Christ in one’s heart” (from ancient Greek “Khrīstós/Χρῑστός” = Messiah/Christ + “phérein/φέρειν” = to bring/to bear/to carry).

Pronunciation of Christopher

Variants of the name Christopher

Christoffer Cristopher Kristofer Kristoffer Krystopher

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Popularity of the name Christopher

The name Christopher is ranked #1411 overall.

Christopher in the Top 50 Names

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