What does Christof mean?
Christof /chris-tof/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and Christof means "bearing Christ". Christof is a variant transcription of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros. Compare surname Christoff.
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.Kreatif forms: Carstof, Chistof, Christofca. [more]
How popular is Christof?
Christof is an uncommon given name for men. Christof is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular variation forms of Christof (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Chris (#514 last year), Christoffer, Christopher (#30), Cris, Cristobal, Cristofer, Kris, Kristofer and Kristoffer. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3463%) and is now much less (usage 0.1618%, ▼53.3%), with the forms Chris, Cristobal, Kris, Kristofer and Kristoffer falling out of style. Christopher (#30) is the most trendy birth name among these, and there is also a resurgence in birth name usage for this name. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Christof and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)