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What 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.

Associated with: greek.

Variations

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:
(male) Chrisco, Chriscon, ..

(female) Chrisson, Christha, ..

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)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Popular variation forms of Christof (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Chris (#514 from recent data), Christie, Christofer, Christoffer, Christoph, Christophe, Christopher (#30), Christos and Cristofer (#1691). Adoption of these forms of Christof was more pronounced among parents 4 decades ago (average #1331) and is now much less (#1581, 81.1%), with forms such as Christopher becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Christof and related names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chris, Christie, Christofer, Christoph, Christophe in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christopher, Christos, Cristofer in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE CHRISTOF

Christof is pronounced similarly to Kristof, Kristoff and Krystof. Other suggested similar 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 (see Cristofer), Cristoforo, Criston, Cristos, Cristoval, Cristy, Triston and Wriston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Christof.


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