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Christopher Name Meaning

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Meaning of Christopher

In American meaning is : Christ bearer
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Christopher Name Origin

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Christopher name origin
“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”.
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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 Gimenez
is an American catcher and infielder in the Cleveland Indians organization.Gimenez went to Gilroy High School, and was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 34th round (1024th overall) of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign.Gimenez attended the University of Nevada, and was chosen by the Cleveland Indians in the 19th round (557th overall) of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft. He signed and joined the Indians minor league system, playing with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Lake County Captains, Kinston Indians, Akron Aeros, Buffalo Bisons, and Columbus Clippers.
Frederich Christopher
was a Dano-Norwegian count and politician.
 
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