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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.


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.


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 (#unlisted) 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%, down 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)

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.