Origin:Greek
Popularity:84
Meaning:bearing Christ
Christopher is a boy’s name with Greek origins meaning “bearing Christ.” The name Christopher is an ancient name which has elements of the Greek Cypriot title Christos, referring back to Christ. It has also been given to various saints throughout history including Saint Christopher in the 3rd century.

Famous People Named Christopher

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  • Christopher Lloyd
    Actor
  • Christopher Nolan
    Director
  • Christopher Plummer
    Actor
  • Christopher Reeve
    Actor
  • Christopher Walken
    Actor

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Source: Social Security Administration

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