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What does Christos mean?

Christos Pronunciation of Christos [chris-tos] as a name for boys is of Latin and Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Christos is "follower of Christ; bearing Christ". Christos is a variant form of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus. Christos is also a form of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros.

Associated with: greek, follower (servant).


Christos has 2 variants: Cristos and Kristos.

14 more different relations via Christian, Christopher: Chris, Christan, Christer, Christie, Christo, Christof, Christofer, Christoph, Christophe, Christy, Cristen, Criston, Cristy and Kristo.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Christos Oskar (C.O.), ..

How popular is Christos?

Christos is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#56246 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Christos was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #1261 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Chris (#507 via latest list), Christian (#43), Christie, Christofer, Christoph, Christophe, Christopher (#32) and Christy are the popular related forms of Christos. Adoption of these relations of Christos was more pronounced among parents during the years 1970-1979 (adoption of 3.19%) and is now much reduced (adoption 0.97%, 70% less), with versions like Chris becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christos, Chris, Christian, Christie, Christofer in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aristo, Aristos, Bristol, Bristow, Carston, Cheston, Chilton, Chrestien, Chriss, Christiaan, Christiano, Christmas, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoforus, Chrystian, Crichton, Crispo, Crispus, Cristian, Cristino, Cristobal, Cristofer, Cristofor (see Cristofer), Cristoval, Erastos, Kristof, Triston and Wriston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Christos.

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