Bearing Christ

Christopher Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \ch-risto-pher, chr(is)-topher\
Number in U.S 👶 2,000,000
Rate in 2021 73
Numerology 🔢 13
Name origin 🌍 Greek

Christopher Name Meaning

The meaning of the name Christopher

The male name "Christopher" refers to Christ and means "person who carries Jesus Christ with him".


Origin of the name Christopher

"Christopher" derives from the Latin "Christophorus" and is the English form of "Christopher". "Christopher" refers to Jesus Christ, although some legends also claim that "Christopher" is the name of the patron saint of travelers, since he was a giant in charge of helping people cross a river. During medieval times, the name "Christopher" gained a lot of popularity.


Diminutives and variations of the name Christopher

Some of the most popular diminutives of "Christopher" are:



Among the most common variations of "Christopher", the following stand out:






The name Christopher in other languages

Christopher in German: Chistophorus or Christoph

Christopher in French: Christophe

Christopher in Spanish: Cristobal

Christopher in Hungarian: Kristóf

Christopher in Portuguese: Cristóvão

Christopher in Italian: Crisoforo


Personality of the name Christopher

People named "Christopher" are very outspoken. They don't usually beat around the bush, they like to say things directly, without hints. For this reason, one of the most valued qualities of the "Christophers" is their sincerity and transparency. On the other hand, the "Christophers" are very attentive to others and have a large number of friends due to their sympathy.

In addition, the "Christophers" are very kind and fair people, who like to follow the laws and order in general. People named "Christopher" also tend to be quite spiritual, so it's no wonder they end up choosing a profession where they can reflect their more spiritual side.


Celebrities named Christopher

Christopher Nolan: famous British film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, nominated several times for the Oscar Award. In his films, he often touches on the subject of psychology.

Christopher Reeve:  American actor, director, and activist, famous for playing Superman.

Christopher Plummer: well-known Canadian actor who has won several awards, including the Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony Awards.

Christopher Lee: English actor and musician, famous for playing various villainous roles.


Saint Christopher's Day

Saint :Christopher's: day is July 25 , although there are people who also celebrate it on July 10.


Numerology of the name Christopher

According to numerology, the number associated with the name "Christopher" is 4.


Popularity of the first name Christopher

According to the National Institute of Statistics, in Spain there are a total of 2,111 men named "Christopher", with an average age of 29.2 years. As we can see on the map, the areas with the largest number of people with the name "Christopher" are:

Santa Cruz of Tenerife

The Gran Canarian palms


Balearic Islands

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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Christopher?
The origin of the name Christopher is Greek.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Christopher?
Bearing Christ
*️⃣ How many people are named Christopher?
Almost 2000000 people are named Christopher.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Christopher?
The names of Collins, Glennis, Clancey, Glynis, Belvedere