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What does Kristoff mean?

Kristoff Pronunciation of Kristoff as a name for boys has the meaning "bearing Christ". Kristoff is a version of Kristopher (Scandinavian, Greek): respelling of Christopher.


VARIANTS Krystof, Kristof

OTHER FORMS VIA KRISTOPHER Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristofor



Kristoff Gage (K.G.), ..

How popular is Kristoff?

Kristoff is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#21335 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Kristoff (NOT RANKED) are Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristofor and Kristopher (#749 LAST YEAR). Other forms, like Kristof, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Kristoff was well-received in the 1980s (ADOPTION OF 0.13%) and has become significantly less since (ADOPTION 0.02%, 87%), with versions like Kristopher becoming less stylish. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kristoff and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kristoff is alike in pronunciation to Christof. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aristo, Aristos, Bristol, Bristow, Cristofer, Cristofor (see Cristofer), Criston, Cristos, Griff, Gustaff, Kastor, Kris, Krispin, Kriss, Krist, Kristan, Krister, Kristian, Kristien, Kristo, Kristofel, Kristoforos, Kristophor, Kristos, Krystian, Krzysztof, Triston and Wriston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kristoff.

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