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What does Kristoff mean?

Kristoff \k-risto-ff, kr(is)-toff\ as a name for boys. Kristoff's roots are Scandinavian and Greek, and the meaning of the name Kristoff is "bearing Christ". Kristoff is a derivative of Kristopher (Scandinavian, Greek): variant of Christopher.


Kristoff has 2 variants: Kristof and Krystof.

Kristoff has 7 more different forms via Kristopher: Khristopher, Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristofor, Kristophor, Krystopher and Krzysztof.


Kristoff is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#21335 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Kristoff and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Kristoff (#unlisted) are Kristofer, Kristoffer and Kristopher (#591 last year). Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.495%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1363%, down 72.5%), with the versions Kristofer, Kristoffer and Kristopher becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kristoff and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Kristo, Kristofel and Kristos. Like Kristoff, these names are not commonly used.