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pinWhat does Cristobal mean?

Cristobal /cri-sto-bal/ as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Cristobal is "bearing Christ". Cristobal is a version, with the suffix -bal, of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros.


Cristobal has 3 alternative forms via Christopher: Cristofer, Cristovano and Kristofel.

Kreatif forms: Cristoballey, Cristoballo, Cristowal. [more]

pinHow popular is Cristobal?

Cristobal is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1095 out of 1220, Top 90%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#12583 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name history of Cristobal for boys. Cristobal was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #708 in the U.S. in 2001, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cristobal name in U.S.

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

Christopher (#30 from recent data) and Cristofer are the prominent related forms of Cristobal. Other variants, like Cristovano, are seldom used. These relations of Cristobal reached the peak of their popularity a decade ago (adoption of 0.429%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.323%, 24.6%), but with the form Cristobal becoming less stylish. Christopher is more ubiquitous than the rest.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cristobal, Christopher, Cristofer in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Bristol, Christan, Christiaan, Christian, Christmas, Christo, Christof, Christofer, Christoph, Christophe, Christos, Crispian, Crispo, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristofor, Cristoforo, Criston, Cristopher, Cristos, Cristoval, Cristy and Mistral. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cristobal.