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Christopher is a timeless baby boy name that has always been popular throughout history. This is an ideal choice for parents looking for something classic and will withstand the test of time.
Popular among early Christians who wanted to honour Christ with a personal link, Christopher is a name that largely rose in popularity in the 16th century.
Famous People With This Name
Christopher Walken is an American actor who has appeared in over one hundred films. Christopher Tolkien is the youngest son of J.R.R Tolkein, who wrote “The Lord of the Rings.” Christopher Plummer is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Captain Von Trapp in “The Sound of Music.”
Christopher can be shortened to Chris or for something more affectionats, Chrissie/Chrissy.
Christopher can also be spelt Christofer, Christophar and Kristopher. Related names include Christophe, Christoph and Krzysztof.
Stories Featuring This Name
Christopher Tietjens is the main character of Ford Madox Ford’s World War I tetralogy, “Parade’s End.” Christopher Pike is the captain of the USS Enterprise in the “Star Trek” franchise. Christopher Robin is Pooh Bear’s best friend in the books by A. A. Milne.
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