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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).

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

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

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christopher, Cristofer, Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristopher in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kristofer is also pronounced similarly to Cristofor. Other suggested similar baby names are Krister, Kristof and Kristoff. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kristofer.