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Name Christoffer

Meaning:carrying ChristTools:

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About the name Christoffer in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Christofer, Christoff, Christopher, Cristofer, Kristoffer     Details
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About Christoph, the group of names with the same origin as Christoffer

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
Old/original forms:Christophoros Old Greek, Christophorus Latin
Name variants:Chris, Christóbal, Christof, Christofer, Christoff, Christoffer, Christoph, Christophe, Christopher, Cristobal, Cristóbal, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Cristopher, Cristovão, Hristo, Kris, Kristof, Kristóf, Kristofer, Kristófer, Kristoffer, Kristopher, Krisztofer, Krystof, Krysztof, Krzysztof, Risto   Sortable list   Details
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DenmarkGraph2010 49,  2009 45,  2008 42,  2007 34,  2006 33,  2005 31,  2004 31,  2003 29,  2002 24,  2001 22,  2000 25,  1999 24,  1998 23,  1997 22,  1996 22
NorwayGraph2015 153,  2014 139,  2013 147,  2012 124,  2011 122,  2010 107,  2009 101,  2008 93,  2007 94,  2005 89,  2004 73,  2003 71,  2002 50,  2001 52,  2000 46,  1999 47,  1998 47,  1997 46
SwedenGraph2008 99,  2007 96,  2006 82,  2005 79,  2004 65,  2003 56,  2002 49,  2001 43,  2000 42,  1999 42,  1998 36
Sweden prevalence 2014 56
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