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.
is a Major League Baseball player for the Seattle Mariners.After attending Lakewood High School in Long Beach, California, Carp was drafted by the Mets in the ninth round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft (254th overall). He would hit 19 Home runs in only 313 at bats as a 19 year old playing for the Hagerstown Suns, and win the Sterling Award as Mets organization player of the year following his 2006 season with the St. Lucie Mets. In that season he hit .287 (141-491) with 69 runs scored, 27 doubles, one triple, 17 home runs and 88 runs batted in.
Christopher Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, French, German, English
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Meaning of Christopher in Latin origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.