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What does Christofer mean?

Christofer Pronunciation of Christofer as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the name Christofer means "bearing Christ". Christofer is a Gaelic form of Christopher (Greek): from Khristophoros.


ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, greek


VARIANTS Kristoforos, Kristofor, Kristoffer, Kristofer, Kristofel, Cristoforo, Cristofer, Christophoros, Christoforus, Christoforo, Christoffer

RELATED FORMS VIA CHRISTOPHER Christie, Christof, Christoph, Christophe, Christos



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How popular is Christofer?

Christofer is a rare first name for men. Christofer is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Christofer entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #1111 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Christofer are Christopher (#42 IN 2018), Cristofer (#1765), Christie, Christoffer, Christoph, Christophe, Christos, Kristofer, Kristoffer and Kristofor. Other forms, like Christoforus, are uncommon. These relations of Christofer reached the apex of their popularity 48 years ago (USAGE OF 2.9%) and have become significantly less widespread since (USAGE 0.4%, 86%), with forms like Christophe becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christofer, Christie, Christoph, Christophe, Christopher in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christos, Cristofer, Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristofor in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Christofer is alike in pronunciation to Cristofor, Cristopher and Khristopher. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Carston, Chester, Chrestien, Christan, Christer, Christiaan, Christian, Christiano, Christmas, Christo, Christy, Chrystian, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristobal, Criston, Cristos, Cristoval, Cristovano, Cristy, Krister, Kristof, Kristoff, Kristopher and Whistler. These names tend to be more frequently used than Christofer.

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