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Name Christoph

Meaning:carrying ChristTools:

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About the name Christoph in particular

Languages of use:German
Short forms:Hristo
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Christophe, Christof, Christoff, Christopher     Details
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About Christoph, the group of names with the same origin as Christoph

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 2008,  14:Christoph Austria/Vienna 2000,  18:Kristoffer Norway 2001
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

Popularity lists that contain the name Christoph

AustriaGraph2012 50,  2011 44,  2010 40,  2009 39,  2008 38,  2007 37,  2006 34,  2005 34,  2004 29,  1999 20
Austria/ViennaGraph2004 31,  2003 30,  2002 27,  2001 26,  2000 14
Germany prevalence 2005 84
Switzerland 1997 89
Switzerland prevalence 2013 39
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