Meaning and name origin
Kristofer \k-risto-fer, kr(is)-tofer\ as a boy's name is of Greek and Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Kristofer is "bearing Christ". Kristofer is a variant of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros. Also a variant of Kristopher (Scandinavian, Greek): variant of Christopher.
Kristofer▼ has 14 variant forms: Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoforus, Christophoros, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Khristopher, Kristofel, Kristoffer▼, Kristofor, Kristoforos, Kristophor, Krystopher.
Kristofer is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1173 out of 1220, Top 96%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kristofer for boys. Kristofer reached its highest rank of #543 in the U.S. in 1990. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kristofer and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Christopher (#30), Kristopher (#591), Kristoffer, Cristofer, Christoffer and Kristofer. (2014 statistics).