What does Stoffel mean?
Stoffel /stof-fel/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Stoffel is "bearing Christ". Stoffel is a version of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros. Compare last name Stofel.
Stoffel has 31 alternative 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, Kristofer▼, Kristoffer▼, Kristofor, Kristoforos, Kristos, Krzysztof, Tobal and Topher.Kreatif forms: Sedfel, Stocfel. [more]
How popular is Stoffel?
Stoffel is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#8607 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Christopher (#30 the previous year), Chris (#514), Kristofer, Kris, Kristoffer, Cristobal, Christoffer, Cris and Cristofer are the prominent varying forms of Stoffel (not ranked). Forms like Kit are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3463%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1618%, down 53.3%), with the versions Chris, Cristobal, Kristoffer, Kris and Kristofer falling out of fashion. Christopher (#30) is the most fashionable boy name among these, with this name undergoing a rebound in popularity. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Stoffel and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)