What does Kristofer mean?
Kristofer [kristofer] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Kristofer means "bearing Christ". Kristofer is an alternate spelling of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros. Kristofer is also a derivative of Kristopher (Scandinavian, Greek).
Associated with: greek.
Kristofer▼ has 14 variants: Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoforus, Christophoros, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Khristopher, Kristofel, Kristoffer, Kristofor, Kristoforos, Kristophor and Krystopher.Creative forms:
(male) Keitofer, Kirtofer, ..
(female) Krisney, Kriste, .. Middle name pairings:
Kristofer Gordon (K.G.), ..
How popular is Kristofer?
Kristofer is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1173 out of 1220, Top 96%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Kristofer for boys. Kristofer was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #531 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Shown below is a study of the history of the boy name Kristofer and related names. Popular alternative forms of Kristofer listed in the Top 2000 are Christopher (#32 in recent rankings), Kristopher (#601), Cristofer (#1722), Kristofor, Kristoffer, Khristopher, Christoffer and Christofer. Other variants, like Kristofel, are seldom used. These forms of Kristofer were at the height of their popularity 45 years ago (adoption of 3%) and are now much less conventional (adoption 0.5%, ▼82%), with versions like Christopher falling out of fashion.
Kristofer▼ is pronounced similarly to Cristofor and Cristopher. Other recommended names are Alister, Christer, Kaiser, Kastor, Keifer, Kester, Kiefer▼, Kieffer, Krist, Kristan, Krister, Kristian, Kristien, Whistler and Wister. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kristofer.See names in meaning and etymology.