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


Christopher is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Christopher

Christopher is an English variant of the Greek name Christophorus.

What is the meaning of the name Christopher?

Christopher means “bearing Christ” (from ancient Greek “Khrīstós/Χρῑστός” = Messiah/Christ + “phérein/φέρειν” = to bring/to bear/to carry).

Pronunciation of Christopher

Variants of the name Christopher

Christoffer Kristofer Kristoffer

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Popularity of the name Christopher

The name Christopher is ranked #1431 overall.

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