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Christopher Name Meaning, Pronunciation, and History

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Overview

The meaning of the name "christopher" is "bearer of christ", and is used often for "commonly used for boys".

Name
christopher
Meaning
bearer of christ
Pronunciation
kris-tof-ər
Used for
commonly used for boys
Syllables
3

Christopher Name Details

The name Christopher is of Greek origin, derived from the combination of the Greek words 'khrī́stos' meaning 'Christ' and 'phérein' meaning 'to bear'. It is believed to have originated as a Christian name referring to Saint Christopher, who was a martyr and a patron saint of travelers. Christopher has been used as a given name since the late Middle Ages and has continued to be a popular choice for boys.

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