C names, Greek, Male, Virtues/Attributes


Christopher is the English form of Christophoros, a Late Greek name meaning “bearing Christ” from Greek pheros (to carry, to bear, to bring) and Greek given name Christos meaning “anointed”.

Nicknames: Chris, Christie/Christy, Topher, Kit

Origin: Greek



  • Christofer (English)
  • Cristofer (English)
  • Kristopher (English)
  • Kristoffer (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Scandinavian)
  • Christoffer (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
  • Christophe (French)
  • Christoph (German)
  • Christoforos (Greek)
  • Christophoros (Late Greek)
  • Cristoforo (Italian)
  • Cristóbal (Spanish)


Female forms:

  • Christophera
  • Christofera



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