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What does Kristos mean?

Kristos Pronunciation of Kristos [kris-tos] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and the name Kristos means "bearing Christ". Kristos is a variant form of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros.

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Kristos has 1 variant: Christos.

7 more alternative forms via Christopher: Christof, Kris, Kriss, Kristo, Kristofel, Kristofer and Kristofor.

Creative forms:
(male) Kriston, Kritos, ..

(female) Krison, Kristri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kristos Kyren (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kristos?

Kristos is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Kristos is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Christopher (#32 from current records), Kristofor, Kristofer, Kris, Christos and Kriss are the popular variation forms of Kristos (outside Top 2000). These relations of Kristos reached the height of their popularity in the 1970s (median #994) and have become much less common since (#1672, 82%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christopher, Christos, Kris, Kriss, Kristofer, Kristofor in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kristos is alike in pronunciation to Cristos. Other suggested similar names are Anastos, Aristo, Aristos, Bristol, Bristow, Criston, Erastos, Kastor, Kirillos, Kletos, Kostas, Kostis, Krispin, Krist, Kristan, Krister, Kristian, Kristien, Kristof, Kristoff, Krystof, Titos, Triston and Wriston. Like Kristos, these names are not frequently used.

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