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What does Kristofor mean?

Kristofor Pronunciation of Kristofor [kristo-for] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the name Kristofor means "bearing Christ". Kristofor is a version of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros. Kristofor is also a variation of Kristopher (Scandinavian, Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Kristofor has 14 variants: Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoforus, Christophoros, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Khristopher, Kristofel, Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristoforos, Kristophor and Krystopher.

5 more different relations via Christopher, Kristopher: Kristo, Kristof, Kristoff, Kristos and Krystof.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Kristofor Gino (K.G.), ..

How popular is Kristofor?

Kristofor is an unusual given name for males. Kristofor is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kristofor entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #1662 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristofor name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Christofer, Christoffer, Christopher (#32 via latest list), Cristofer (#1722), Khristopher, Kristofer, Kristoffer and Kristopher (#601) are the popular variation forms of Kristofor rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Kristophor, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Kristofor was more pronounced among parents 45 years ago (median #1099) and is now much diminished (#1595, 82%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristofor, Christofer, Christopher, Cristofer, Khristopher in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Kristofor is pronounced similarly to Cristofor. Other recommended names are Kastor, Krist, Kristan, Krister, Kristian and Kristien. Like Kristofor, these names are not commonly used.

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