Christopher

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

German and English form of Christophorus [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

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Kristafár
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Kristofer
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Kristoffur
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Tofferi
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Finish

See also

For female forms see

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Christophersen Denmark Norway
Christophersson Iceland

Female

Christophersdatter Denmark Norway
Christophersdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Christopher
Genitive: Christophers
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Christopher
Genitive: Christopherin
Partitive: Christopheria
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Christopher
Accusative: Christopher
Dative: Christopher
Genitive: Christophers
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Christopher
Genitive: Christophers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Christopher
Genitive: Christophers

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
5601 9263 2 8 5599 9255
Denmark Denmark[10]
2888
n.a.
0
n.a.
2888
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
2422 0 0
n.a.
2422
Iceland Iceland[12]
63 92
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
8 14
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[14]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
3020
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Christopher (m) Sources: [9][10][14][11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Christopher (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  7. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  8. 8.0 8.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no