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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 32 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 Chrisy.
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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).".


32 people with the name Christopher voted on their name. Please vote on your name too.
Easy to write:4.5
Easy to remember:5
English pronunciation:5
Opinion foreigners:4

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Christopher occurs in the following categories:
Names with most votesNames with 11 lettersBoy names beginning with CNames with three syllablesPopular Arabic boy names

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Popularity of Christopher in the U.S.A.



Christopher (55 years old) 2012-08-20
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 (58 years old) 2012-09-25
I have known of a couple other Christophers that had the nickname Kit. I was also told that Kit Carson was a Christopher
Christopher (25 years old) 2012-11-13
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 (27 years old) 2012-11-28
Christopher (23 years old) 2013-01-10
I love it
Christopher (58 years old) 2013-01-15
Christopher: Only when I am serious.
Christopher (45 years old) 2013-01-26
My mother touches me.
Christopher (35 years old) 2013-03-17
I like to shorten it to chriz
Christopher (36 years old) 2013-08-07
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 (51 years old) 2013-09-16
love my name
Christopher (19 years old) 2013-12-04
I love it although on scantrons its always shortened to Christ and Christophe
Christopher (35 years old) 2017-07-30
I Love My Name Christopher!
The name means to me - 'One Who Carries Christ In His Heart'.
Christopher (15 years old) 2018-08-31
its cool.

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