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What does Krzysztof mean?

Krzysztof Pronunciation of Krzysztof [krzysztof] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and Krzysztof means "bearing Christ". Krzysztof is an alternate form of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros. Krzysztof is also a derivative of Kristopher (Scandinavian, Greek).

Associated with: greek.


2 relations via Christopher, Kristopher: Kristof and Krystof.

Creative forms:
(male) Krzyszston, Lanzysztof, ..

(female) Krall, Krzyszka, ..

Middle name pairings:
Krzysztof Markell (K.M.), ..

How popular is Krzysztof?

Krzysztof is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Krzysztof is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Christopher (#32 from current records) and Kristopher (#601) are the popular variation forms of Krzysztof (outside Top 2000). These forms of Krzysztof reached the top of their popularity 45 years ago (adoption of 3%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.5%, 82% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Kristo, Kristoff and Kristos. Like Krzysztof, these names are not commonly used.

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