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Risto Meaning


What does Risto mean?

The name Risto is of Finnish origin.

The meaning of Risto is "follower of Christ".

Risto is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ris-to.

The Given Name Risto

Risto is a form of Christopher. See Christopher for further details.

Risto appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Unique yet bold, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Risto has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Risto Ryti.

Risto Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Risto Related Names

Risto is a form of Christopher.

Famous Ristos

  • Risto Ryti ~ Finnish Prime Minister (1939-1940), Finnish President (1940-1944)

Risto Numerology

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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Risto.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Risto Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Risto in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Risto.

Just for fun, see the name Risto 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 Risto in Nautical Flags page.