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Information on Christopher -- Meaning, Origin, and/or Other Information

The meaning of Christopher is "Christ-bearer." This eMedTV segment explains other information related to Christopher, including its origin. The patron saint of travelers and drivers.

Christopher is also a girl name. Click here for information on the girl name Christopher.

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Meanings and Variations

Christopher is from Greek meaning Christ-bearer.
Christopher is associated with these categories: Saint, and Popular
Famous stagenames related to Christopher
Ashton Kutcher was born Christopher Ashton Kutcher.: Best known for playing Michael Kelso in the FOX sitcom That '70s Show. He was the creator, executive producer, and host of the MTV celebrity prank show Punk'd. He is known for his roles in films such as Dude, Where's My Car?, Just Married, The Butterfly Effect, The Guardian and What Happens in Vegas. He is married to American actress Demi Moore.
Famous Children Named Christopher
Given name: Christopher "Chip" Eugene
Father: Chris O'Donnell, Actor
Mother: Caroline O'Donnell
Given name: Christopher
Father: Pierce Brosnan, Actor
Mother: Cassandra Harris, Actress
Given name: Christopher George
Father: Robert Kennedy, Politician
Mother: Ethel Skakel
Given name: Christopher Sargent
Father: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Actor, Politician
Mother: Maria Shriver, American Journalist
Given name: Christopher Kennedy
Father: Peter Lawford, Actor
Mother: Patricia Kennedy Lawford, American Socialite
Given name: Christopher Cody
Father: Billy Ray Cyrus, Musician
Given name: Christopher Cody
Father: Billy Ray Cyrus, Singer, Actor

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