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Kristo

What does Kristo mean?

Kristo Pronunciation of Kristo [kris-to] as a boys' name is of Latin and Greek origin, and the meaning of Kristo is "follower of Christ; bearing Christ". Kristo is a version of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus. Kristo is also a derivative of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros.

Associated with: greek, follower (servant).

Variations

Kristo has 4 variants: Christie, Christo, Christy and Cristy.

17 more alternative forms via Christian, Christopher: Christof, Christos, Cris, Cristen, Cristino, Criston, Cristos, Kit, Kitt, Kris, Kriss, Krister, Kristian, Kristofel, Kristofer, Kristofor and Kristos.

Creative forms:
(male) Krisko, ..

(female) Krisda, Kriske, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kristo Hoyt (K.H.), ..

How popular is Kristo?

Kristo is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#81414 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Kristo (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Christian (#43 last year), Christie, Christopher (#32), Christos, Christy, Cris, Kit, Kris, Kriss, Kristian (#677), Kristofer and Kristofor. Other variants, like Christo, are seldom used. These relations of Kristo were favored in the 1970s (adoption of 3.1%) and have become much less common since (adoption 1%, 69%), with forms like Christopher becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christian, Christie, Christopher, Christos, Christy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cris, Kit, Kris, Kriss, Kristian in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Agosto, Anasto, Aristeo, Aristio, Aristo, Aristos, Arto, Bristol, Bristow, Bruto, Crisanto, Crisento (see Crisanto), Crispo, Derito, Ernesto, Evaristo, Fausto, Frisco, Giusto, Justo, Kaeto, Kaiser, Kastor, Kato, Keith, Kibo, Kimbo, Kimo, Klint, Kosmo, Krispin, Krist, Kristan, Kristien, Kristof, Kristoff, Krystof, Rito, Sesto, Sixto, Tito, Triston, Vito and Wriston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kristo.

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