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Name Kristoffer

Meaning:carrying ChristTools:

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About the name Kristoffer in particular

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

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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NorwayGraph2015 96,  2014 83,  2013 91,  2012 72,  2011 57,  2010 47,  2009 34,  2008 28,  2007 29,  2006 29,  2005 25,  2004 27,  2003 19,  2002 22,  2001 182000 21,  1999 25,  1998 21,  1997 19