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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 Hargrave
was an English born cricket player, who moved to Australia and played for the Tasmanian Tigers. He was a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper who occasionally represented Tasmania from 1976 until 1981.
Brian Christopher
was an All American lacrosse player for Johns Hopkins University in Division I college lacrosse. Christopher played for the Blue Jays from 2006 to 2009, leading the team to an NCAA tournament championship in 2007, and making third team All American. Over
 
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