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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 Foxworth
is an American business man, apparel spokesmodel ,talent manager and party promoter. He is best known for his social life, Internet presence, and work with recording artists: Mack Maine, Curren$y and The Diplomats.
Lloyd Christopher
(December 31, 1919 â September 5, 1991) was a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Boston Red Sox (1945), Chicago Cubs (1945), and Chicago White Sox (1947).
 
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