Kristoff Name Meaning & Origin

Kristoff

Pronunciation: KRIS-tof (key)

Origin of the name Christopher:

Derived from the Greek Christophoros, which is composed of the elements Christos (Christ) and pherein (to bear).

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Ultimately from the Late Greek name Χριστοφορος (Christophoros) meaning "bearing Christ", derived from Χριστος (Christos) combined with φερω (phero) "to bear, to carry". Early Christians used it as a metaphorical name, expressing that they carried Christ in their hearts.

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Kristoff St. John, an American actor
Kristoff Raczyñski, a Mexican actor/producer/screenwriter
Kristoff Deprez, a Belgian footballer
Kristoff Krane (born Christopher M. Keller), an alternative hip hop artist
Alexander Kristoff, a Norwegian pro road bicycle racer
Kristoff from childrens movie Frozen

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Kristoff Bjorgman, an iceman accompanied by a reindeer named Sven, in the Disney movie Frozen.
Kristoff Vernard, a character in the Marvel Comics universe

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