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Christopher Name Meaning and Origin

Christopher Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Bearer of Christ

Name Origin


The name Christopher means 'bearer of Christ' and originates from the Greek language. It is a strong and timeless name with religious significance, symbolizing carrying the spirit of Christ.

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Christopher Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Christopher is easy to pronounce with clear syllables and a smooth flow, making it a highly fluent name.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Christopher has a good rhythm with emphasis on the first syllable, creating a balanced and melodic sound.

Famous People Named Christopher

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● Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken is a legendary American actor known for his unique voice and intense performances. He has appeared in numerous films, including 'The Deer Hunter' and 'Pulp Fiction.'

● Christopher Lee

Sir Christopher Lee was a British actor famous for his iconic roles in horror films as Dracula and Saruman in 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy. He was also a talented singer.

Christopher Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Christopher

The name Christopher does not typically carry negative connotations. However, some may associate it with negative historical figures named Christopher, such as Christopher Columbus, whose actions are controversial and criticized.

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