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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Christopher♂ 56 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♂ 59 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♂ 26 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♂ 28 years old 28-11-2012
Christopher♂ 24 years old 10-01-2013
I love it
Christopher♂ 59 years old 15-01-2013
Christopher: Only when I am serious.
Christopher♂ 46 years old 26-01-2013
My mother touches me.
Christopher♂ 36 years old 17-03-2013
I like to shorten it to chriz
Christopher♂ 37 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♂ 52 years old 16-09-2013
love my name
Christopher♂ 20 years old 4-12-2013
I love it although on scantrons its always shortened to Christ and Christophe
Christopher♂ 36 years old 30-07-2017
I Love My Name Christopher!
The name means to me - 'One Who Carries Christ In His Heart'.
Christopher♂ 16 years old 31-08-2018
Christopher♂ 27 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
Family: South Africa, New Zealand