Kristofferson Name Meaning & Origin
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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Kristof is the Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and Slovenian form of Christopher (Greek: Bearer of Christ); presumably Kristofferson means "Son of Kristof"
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Kris Kristofferson is a prominent country singer/songwriter: best known hits include "Bobby McGee and Me", "Sunday Morning Coming Down", and "Help Me Make It Through The Night"
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Kristofferson is featured in the children's novel The Fantastic Mr. Fox by Ronald Dahl and in the movie under the same name: the character is soft-spoken, well rounded, athletic and enjoys doing yoga.
Kristofferson is also a song by Tim McGraw, referencing Kris Kristofferson.