Christopher - Meaning Of Christopher, What Does Christopher Mean?

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Christopher Meaning


What does Christopher mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Christopher is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Christopher is "follower of Christ".  

Christopher is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 11 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced Chris-to-pher.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 30 in baby name popularity for boys with 10278 occurrences.  It ranked 7694 in popular baby names for girls with 15 occurrences. 

View the Christopher Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Christopher has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Christopher to other names.

Christopher is a form of the name Khristophoros.

Variants of the name Christopher include Christoper, Kristopher.

The names Chrisopher, Chrisotphe, Christepho, Christiphe, Christofer, Christoffer, Christohpe, Christon, Christoph, Christophe, Christophene, Cristobal, Cristoforo, Cristovao, Dristofor, Gillecriosd, Kester, Khristophoros, Kristaps, Kristof, Kristoffer, Krisztian, Krystof, Krzysztof, Risto are all forms of Christopher.

Christopher has the diminutives (nicknames) Chip, Christy, Kit, Topher.

Christopher falls into the easy nickname name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Christopher Columbus.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Christopher in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Christopher in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Christopher in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Christopher Numerology page.

Christop... Numerology
Christop... in Hieroglyhics
Christop... in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

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