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Boy Name: Kristofer

Name: Kristofer
Pronunciation: \k-risto-fer, kr(is)-tofer\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: bearing Christ
Origin: Scandinavian
Sounds Like: Kristofor, Kristoffer, Kristofel, Cristofer
Similar Names: Krister, Christofer, Cristofor, Kristoff, Kristof
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1173


Kristofer \k-risto-fer, kr(is)-tofer\ as a boy's name is a variant of Christopher (Greek) and Kristopher (Scandinavian, Greek), and the meaning of Kristofer is "bearing Christ".

The baby name Kristofer sounds like Kristofor, Kristoffer, Kristofel and Cristofer. Other similar baby names are Krister, Christofer, Cristofor, Kristoff and Kristof.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kristofer.


Kristofer is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1173 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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