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What does Christof mean?

Christof \ch-ris-tof, chr(i)-stof\ as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and Christof means "bearing Christ". Christof is a variant of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros. Rarely used as a baby name.


Variations

Christof has 2 variants: Christoph and Christophe.

Christof has 29 more related forms via Christopher: Chris, Christie, Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoforus, Christophoros, Christos, Cris, Cristobal, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Cristovano, Kester, Kit, Kitt, Kris, Kriss, Kristo, Kristofel, Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristofor, Kristoforos, Kristos, Krzysztof, Stoffel, Tobal and Topher.


Popularity

Christof is an uncommon given name for men. Christof is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Christof and related names. Popular variation forms of Christof (#unlisted) are Chris (#514 last year), Christoffer, Christopher (#30), Cris, Cristobal, Cristofer, Kris, Kristofer and Kristoffer. Adoption of this boy name was at its peak during 1970-1979 and is now much less, with the forms Chris, Cristobal, Kris, Kristofer and Kristoffer falling out of style. Christopher (#30) is the most trendy birth name among these. There is also a resurgence in birth name usage for this name. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chris, Christopher, Cris, Cristobal, Cristofer, Kris, Kristofer, Kristoffer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christoffer, Christopher outside U.S.


Similar Names

Christof is pronounced similarly to Kristof. Other suggested similar baby names are Christan, Christer, Christo, Christy, Criston and Cristos. Like Christof, these names are not frequently used.

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