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What does Christophe mean?

Christophe Pronunciation of Christophe [christophe] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the name Christophe means "bearing Christ". Christophe is a French form of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros.

Associated with: greek.


Christophe has 2 variants: Christof and Christoph.

4 more relations via Christopher: Christie, Christofer, Christoffer and Christos.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Christophe?

Christophe is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#32782 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Christophe was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #468 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Christopher (#32 in recent rankings), Christos, Christoph, Christofer, Christoffer and Christie are the popular related forms of Christophe. Usage of these relations of Christophe was widespread among parents 45 years ago (adoption of 2.89%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.51%, down 82.2%), with versions like Christophe becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aristotle, Carston, Chrestien, Christan, Christer, Christiaan, Christian, Christiano, Christmas, Christo, Christoforo, Christoforus, Christophoros, Christy, Chrystian, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristobal, Cristofer, Cristofor (see Cristofer), Cristoforo, Criston, Cristopher, Cristos, Cristoval, Cristovano, Cristy, Khristopher, Kristopher, Kristophor and Krystopher. These names tend to be more frequently used than Christophe.

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