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Christopher Name Meaning

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Meaning of Christopher

In American meaning is : Christ bearer
See also in Greek , Irish , Portuguese , Swedish , Jamaican for meaning.

Christopher Name Origin

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Christopher name origin
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.
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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 Barker
more commonly known as Chris #2 and Chris Barker, is the bassist and co-lead vocalist of the American Political Punk band Anti-Flag. Chris plays a Fender Geddy Lee Signature Bass, along with a Japanese Fender Vintage Re-issue PB70 Precision Bass, with a Leo Quan Bridge & Emg Pick-ups. He also played an Ibanez ATK300 & Music Man StingRay in his early years. For an amplifier, he plays an Ampeg SVT 5 and more recently an Ampeg SVT 4, both through an SVT 8x10.
Joseph Christopher
(born December 13, 1935 in Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands) is a former outfielder who played in Major League Baseball from 1959 through 1966. Listed at 5' 10", 175 lbs.
 
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