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Kristopher is an uplifting baby name for boys. With its inspirational history, Kristopher also has a cheerful tone that makes it a favorite choice in popular culture. Kristopher Bookmiller is a main character in the Dead Rising series, and Kristopher Klaws is the protagonist of the Kristopher Klaws children's series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Kristopher:

Greek: Bearer of Christ

Origin of the name Kristopher:

Kristopher is an alternative spelling of the name Christopher. This variation is a tribute to the Old Greek spelling Khristophoros (Χριστόφορος). The first portion of the name comes from the Greek word Χριστός (Christos) and means “anointed one.” Likewise, the second portion of the name derives from the Greek verb φέρω (phero) and means “to bear,” “to hold,” or “to carry.”

Symbolism of the name Kristopher:

Kristopher a variation of the name Christopher (meaning “bearer of Christ”). Ancient Greeks borrowed the name Kristos from the Old Egyptian inscription k-r-t (meaning “anointed one”). Greek scribes later used it as a synonym for the Jewish word for “messiah.” In ancient cultures, the symbol of the anointing was the blessed oil.

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Gender of the name Kristopher:

Kristopher is a boy's name.

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Number of syllables in the name Kristopher:


Emotion evoked from the name Kristopher:

The name Kristopher evokes feelings of kindness and knowledge.

Alternative spellings for the name Kristopher:

Nicknames for the name Kristopher:

  • Kris 
  • Kristie 
  • Kristy
  • Kit
  • Chip
  • Kester
  • Kristo
  • Kito
  • Risto
  • Topher

Popularity of the name Kristopher:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Kristopher was the 936th most popular baby name for boys in 2021.

Related names for the name Kristopher:

  • Karter 
  • Kaiser
  • Kramer
  • Kyler
  • Kasper
  • Konner
  • Kimber 
  • Kabir
  • Karanvir
  • Kiefer

Great middle names for Kristopher and their meanings:

  • Adler (eagle, lofty)
  • Brent (steep hill, mount, burnished field)
  • Duke (leader, noble)
  • Corbin (raven, crow)
  • Gunnar (fighter, soldier, warrior)
  • Henry (home ruler)
  • Jett (aircraft, black gemstone)
  • Mario (masculine, warlike, devoted to Mars)
  • Neil (champion, cloud)
  • Umberto (bright warrior)
  • Walker (fuller of cloth)

Famous people with the name Kristopher:

  • Kristopher Neil “Kris” Allen (singer)
  • Kristopher Moitland Cabezas (Olympic taekwondo practitioner)
  • Kristopher Lee Carter (composer)
  • Kristopher Jon Gilchrist (Olympic swimmer)
  • Kristopher“Kris” Humphries (basketball player and former husband of Kim Kardashian)
  • KristopherKeach (son of actress Jane Seymour and actor John Keach)
  • Kristopher David Negrón (baseball player)
  • Kristopher Michael Pooley (musician)
  • Kristopher “Kris” Prather (professional bowler)
  • Kristopher Hugh Martin Schau (musician)
  • Kristopher“Kris” Simmons (actor and twin brother of Jason Patrick “Jay” Simmons)

Kristopher in popular culture:

  • Kristopher Bookmiller (character in the Dead Rising series)
  • Kristopher Klaws (protagonist of the Kristopher Klaws series by Marcia Ashford)
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