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Boy Name: Kristof

Name: Kristof
Pronunciation: \k-ris-tof, kr(i)-stof\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: bearing Christ
Origin: Scandinavian
Sounds Like: Kristo, Kristos, Krystof, Kristoff
Similar Names: Krister, Cristos, Criston, Kristofor, Kristofer, Kristofel, Christof, Kristan, Krist
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 82573


Kristof \k-ris-tof, kr(i)-stof\ as a boy's name is a variant of Kristopher (Scandinavian, Greek), and the meaning of Kristof is "bearing Christ".

The baby name Kristof sounds like Kristo, Kristos, Krystof and Kristoff. Other similar baby names are Krister, Cristos, Criston, Kristofor, Kristofer, Kristofel, Christof, Kristan and Krist.


Kristof is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#82573 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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