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Name Kristofer

Meaning:carrying ChristTools:

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About the name Kristofer in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Scandinavian, English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Kristófer, Cristofer, Kristoffer, Krisztofer, Christofer, Kristof, Kristóf, Kristopher     Details
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About Christoph, the group of names with the same origin as Kristofer

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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EstoniaGraph2015 23,  2014 13,  2013 11
USA decades 1990-1999 625
USA yearlyGraph2002 984,  2001 924,  2000 828,  1999 858,  1998 812,  1997 725,  1996 721,  1995 698,  1994 602,  1993 580
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