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Christopher Name Meaning

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Meaning of Christopher

Christ Bearer

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From the Greek 'christos' (the annointed one, Christ) and 'phero' (I carry). Christopher is the patron saint of travellers and, according to the legend, Christopher carried the young Jesus across a river. Another famous bearer of the name is the explorer “Christopher” or “Kristoffer” name is an English legendary name, which is derived from the greek name Christoforos, means “one who bears christ in his soul”. From the Late Greek name (Christophoros) meaning "bearing Christ", derived from (Christos) combined with (phero) "to bear, to carry". It was used by early Christians as a metaphorical name, expressing that they carried Christ in their hearts. In the Mid Christopher name was popular in medieval Christians as a metaphorical expression of bearing Christ in their hearts and later on in tribute to the 3rd-century Saint Christopher patron saint of travellers and one of the 14 Holy Helpers.
Christopher Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, French, German, English
Christopher also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Greek, Australian, Danish, Dutch
Famous Name Christopher
Christopher Lonsdale
is a Bermudian cricketer. He made his One Day International debut for Bermuda against the Netherlands at Rotterdam in 2007. He was educated in England, at Loughborough Grammar School.
William Christopher
is an American actor who is best known for playing Father Mulcahy on the television series M*A*S*H and Private Lester Hummel on Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.After attending New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, he went to the Methodist Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, in 1954. He majored in drama and was active in fencing, soccer, singing with the glee club, performing in various dramatic performances and became a brother of the Sigma Chi fraternity. He met his future wife, Barbara O'Conner, on a blind date. They were married in 1957 and have two sons, John and Ned. Christopher is also said to be a direct descendant of the American patriot, Paul Revere.
 
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Meaning of Christopher in Latin origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.