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Christopher - Letter C - Boy Baby Names

In our Christopher boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Christopher
  • Meaning: Holds Christ In His Heart
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 1,973,274 boys given the name Christopher. That is approximately 1.14% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Christopher is most popular in California, Texas, New York, Florida, and New Jersey.
  • Similar sounding names: Christoper, Christopher, Cristofer, Cristopher
  • Popularity of Christopher:
    YearRankTotal 2012 23 11,777 2011 21 12,945 2010 13 14,225 2009 10 16,311 2008 9 17,915 2007 6 19,985 2006 8 19,652 2005 10 19,154 2004 10 19,615 2003 9 20,732 2002 8 21,672