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pinWhat does Christof mean?

Christof /chris-tof/ as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and Christof means "bearing Christ". Christof is a variant form, with the suffix -f, of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros.


Christof has 2 variants: Christoph and Christophe.

Christof has 9 more related forms via Christopher: Chris, Christie, Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christos, Cristofer, Kristo and Kristos.

Kreatif forms: Carstof, Chistof, Christock. [more]

pinHow 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 from recent data), Christoffer, Christopher (#30) and Cristofer. Usage of these forms of Christof was more pronounced among parents 5 decades ago (average #520) and is somewhat lower today (#636, 24.1%), with the form Chris becoming less in vogue. Christopher 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 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chris, Christopher, Cristofer in U.S.

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

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Christof is pronounced similarly to Kristof, Kristoff and Krystof. Other suggested similar baby names are Aristo, Aristos, Bristol, Bristow, Carston, Cheston, Chilton, Chrestien, Chriss, Christan, Christer, Christiaan, Christian, Christiano, Christmas, Christo, Christoforus, Christy, Chrystian, Crichton, Crispo, Cristen, Cristian, Cristino, Cristobal, Cristofor, Cristoforo, Criston, Cristos, Cristoval, Cristy, Triston and Wriston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Christof.