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Name Group Christoph

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Group info:
Meaning/translation:carrying Christ
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:widespread in the Middle Ages in reverence for Saint Christopher (3rd century), patron saint of travellers and one of the 14 Holy Helpers
Words:christos = the sanctified, the anointed  Old Greek
 pherein = to bear, to carry  Old Greek
Topics:14 Holy Helpers, New Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Christopher England+Wales 1984,  2:Krzysztof Poland 2012,  4:Kristófer Iceland 2010,  6:Cristóbal Chile 2012,  6:Hristo Bulgaria 2011,  9:Christophe France 2011,  11:Kristofer Estonia 2013,  13:Kristóf Hungary 2015,  14:Christoph Austria/Vienna 2000,  17:Krystof Czechia 2015
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
German Christof, Christoff, Christoph, Kris
Italian Cristoforo
Scandinavian Kristof, Kristofer, Kristoffer
Portuguese Cristovão
French Christophe
Spanish Christóbal, Cristóbal
English Chris, Christofer, Christoffer, Christopher, Cristobal, Cristofer, Cristopher, Kris, Kristofer, Kristopher
Hungarian Kristóf, Krisztofer
Czech Krystof
Polish Krysztof, Krzysztof
Bulgarian Hristo
Finnish Risto
Old Greek Christophoros
Latin Christophorus
Icelandic Kristófer
Name variants:

30 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
ChrisEnglish
ChristóbalSpanish
ChristofGerman
ChristoferEnglish
ChristoffGerman
ChristofferEnglish
ChristophGerman
ChristopheFrench
ChristopherEnglish
ChristophorosOld Greek
ChristophorusLatin
CristobalEnglish
CristóbalSpanish
CristoferEnglish
CristoforoItalian
CristopherEnglish
CristovãoPortuguese
HristoBulgarian
KrisGerman, English
KristofScandinavian
KristófHungarian
KristoferScandinavian, English
KristóferIcelandic
KristofferScandinavian
KristopherEnglish
KrisztoferHungarian
KrystofCzech
KrysztofPolish
KrzysztofPolish
RistoFinnish