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Christofer

What does Christofer mean?

Christofer Pronunciation of Christofer [christofer] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the name Christofer means "bearing Christ". Christofer is a Gaelic form of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros.

Associated with: gaelic, greek.

Variations

Christofer has 11 variants: Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoforus, Christophoros, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Kristofel, Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristofor and Kristoforos.

5 more related forms via Christopher: Christie, Christof, Christoph, Christophe and Christos.

Creative forms:
(male) Chritofer, ..

(female) Chrisdler, ..

Middle name pairings:
Christofer Deonte (C.D.), ..

How popular is Christofer?

Christofer is a rare first name for men. Christofer is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Christofer entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #1111 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christofer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christofer outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Christofer are Christopher (#32 in 2015), Cristofer (#1722), Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristofor, Christos, Christie, Christoffer, Christoph and Christophe. Other forms, like Christoforus, are uncommon. These relations of Christofer reached the apex of their popularity 45 years ago (usage of 2.9%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.5%, 82%), with forms like Kristofer becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christos, Cristofer, Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristofor in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Christofer is alike in pronunciation to Cristofor, Cristopher and Khristopher. Other suggested similar names are Carston, Chester, Chrestien, Christan, Christer, Christiaan, Christian, Christiano, Christmas, Christo, Christy, Chrystian, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristobal, Criston, Cristos, Cristoval, Cristovano, Cristy, Krister, Kristof, Kristoff, Kristopher and Whistler. These names tend to be more frequently used than Christofer.

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