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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Christer

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Christ +‎ -er

  1. (sometimes derogatory) A Christian who publicly displays his or her religion.

Christer was also found in the following language(s): Norwegian and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Christer

Christer was born on April 23rd, 1947 in Solna Municipality. He breathed his last breath on September 29th, 2004.


Christer Fuglesang is a physicist.


Christer Björkman is a chanson and schlager music singing. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to 1984. Christer was born on August 25th, 1957 in Borås,.


Christer was born on July 22nd, 1918 in Stockholm. He breathed his last breath on January 11th, 2002.


Christer was born in 1960.


Christer Lindarw is a musician. Christer was given the name Bert Christer Lindarv on March 3rd, 1953. Christer is also known as Zsa Zsa Shakespeer and (1976) Zsa Zsa Shakespeer.


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Popularity of Christer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Christer U.S.
  White 81.19% 64.26%
  African American 10.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Christer

People with the last name Christer are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Christer

  • How Popular is the name Christer? Christer is the 93,920th most popular name of all time. As a last name Christer was the 159,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Christer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Christer in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Christer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Christer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Christer is Wednesday, October 17th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Christer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Christer was in 1957 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Christer: Your name in reverse order is Retsirhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hrtiserc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Christer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 101 people with the last name Christer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Christer? Christer is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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