Meaning and Name Origin
Kristopher \k-risto-pher, kr(is)-topher\ as a boys' name is pronounced KRIS-ta-fer. It is of Scandinavian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Kristopher is "bearing Christ". Variant of Christopher. Actor Kris Kristofferson.
Kristopher▼ has 28 more related forms via Christopher: Chris▼, Christie, Christof, Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoforus, Christoph, Christophe, Christophoros, Christos, Cris, Cristobal▼, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Cristovano, Kester, Kit, Kitt, Kris▼, Kriss, Kristo, Kristofel, Kristoforos, Kristos, Stoffel, Tobal and Topher.
Kristopher is a very prominent first name for men (#414 out of 1220, Top 34%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Kristopher for boys. Kristopher entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #136 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is at #591 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Kristopher and related names. Prominent related forms of Kristopher (#591 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000 are Chris (#514 a year ago), Christoffer, Christopher (#30), Cris, Cristobal, Cristofer, Kris, Kristofer and Kristoffer. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and have become much less widespread since, with forms such as Chris, Cristobal, Kris, Kristoffer and Kristopher becoming somewhat dated. Christopher (#30) is the most chic birth name in this list, with this name having a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kristopher▼ is alike in pronunciation to Cristopher▼. Like Kristopher, this name is not commonly used.