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What does Christoforo mean?

Christoforo Pronunciation of Christoforo [christo-foro] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Christoforo is "bearing Christ". Christoforo is an alternate spelling of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros.

Associated with: greek.


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

1 more relation via Christopher: Christof.

Creative forms:
(male) Chapstoforo, ..

(female) Christofoana, ..

Middle name pairings:
Christoforo Ayman (C.A.), ..

How popular is Christoforo?

Christoforo is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#117538 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Christofer, Christoffer, Christopher (#32 last year), Cristofer (#1722), Kristofer, Kristoffer and Kristofor are the prominent alternative forms of Christoforo (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Kristoforos, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Christoforo was well-received during 1970-1979 (usage of 2.9%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.5%, 82% less), with versions like Kristofer becoming less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Christoforo is alike in pronunciation to Cristofor. Other suggested similar names are Carston, Castor, Castorio (see Castor), Chairo, Chansellor (see Chancellor), Chester, Cheston, Chilton, Chiro, Chrestien, Chris, Chriss, Christan, Christer, Christiaan, Christian, Christiano, Christie, Christmas, Christo, Christoph, Christophe, Christos, Christy, Chrystian, Clifford, Cranford, Crawford, Crisanto, Crisento (see Crisanto), Crispino, Crispo, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristobal, Criston, Cristopher, Cristos, Cristoval, Cristovano, Cristy, Custodio and Heliodoro. These names tend to be more commonly used than Christoforo.

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