Christopher is a Greek name. It is derived from the name Christophoros, which means "one who carries Christ." The meaning of the name is related to Saint Christopher, the patron saint of travelers who is believed to have carried a young Jesus across a river. After being a top 10 name for over 40 years, this classic name has only slightly declined in popularity in the United States.
Similar Names: Chris, Christof
Famous Christopher Names: Christopher Walken (actor), Christopher Lloyd (actor)