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Boy Name: Kristoffer

Name: Kristoffer
Pronunciation: \k-ris-toffer, krist(of)-fer\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: bearing Christ
Origin: Scandinavian
Sounds Like: Kristofer, Kristofor, Kristofel, Cristofer, Christoffer, Kristoff
Similar Names: Krister, Christofer, Cristopher, Cristofor, Krystopher, Kristophor, Kristof, Khristopher


Kristoffer \k-ris-toffer, krist(of)-fer\ as a boy's name is a variant of Christopher (Greek) and Kristopher (Scandinavian, Greek), and the meaning of Kristoffer is "bearing Christ".

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

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kristoffer.


Kristoffer is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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