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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Christoffer

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Alt. Meaning

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

H is for hug, give one today!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

F is for funny, humor suits you!

F is for fun, your zest for life!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for respect, earned through your actions

Notable Persons Named Christoffer

Christoffer Nyman is a soccer player for the IFK Norrköping, IF Sylvia, Sweden national under-19 football team, Sweden national under-21 football team, and Sweden national football team. Christoffer was born on October 5th, 1992 in Norrköping.

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Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg was an artist. Christoffer was born on January 2nd, 1783 in Aabenraa Municipality. He breathed his last breath on July 22nd, 1853.

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Christoffer Remmer is a soccer player for the F.C. Copenhagen, Hvidovre IF, Denmark national under-17 football team, and Denmark national under-19 football team. Christoffer was born on January 16th, 1993 in Hvidovre.

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Christoffer Mafoumbi is a soccer player for the FC Vereya, JA Armentières, Lille OSC, RC Lens, US Le Pontet, and Congo national football team. Christoffer was born on March 3rd, 1994 in Roubaix, France.

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Christoffer "Kid" Andersen is a blues and soul music guitarist and record producer. He was most prominent from 1998 to present. Christoffer was given the name Christoffer Andersen on January 15th, 1980. Christoffer is also known as Kid.

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Christoffer Franzén is a post-rock, alternative rock, ambient music, shoegazing, and dream pop record producer and film score. He plays Vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, drums, percussion, keyboards, programming, piano, synthesizer, glockenspiel, Programming (music), and Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. His ongoing career started in 2010. Christoffer was born on June 11th, 1988.

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How popular is the baby name Christoffer in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 5 0 5
1969 9 0 9
1970 12 0 12
1971 5 0 5
1972 9 0 9
1973 9 0 9
1974 13 0 13
1975 13 0 13
1976 13 0 13
1977 10 0 10
1978 10 0 10
1979 23 0 23
1980 18 0 18
1981 20 0 20
1982 18 0 18
1983 24 0 24
1984 29 0 29
1985 23 0 23
1986 32 0 32
1987 17 0 17
1988 23 0 23
1989 25 0 25
1990 37 0 37
1991 21 0 21
1992 23 0 23
1993 15 0 15
1994 18 0 18
1995 30 0 30
1997 16 0 16
1998 13 0 13
1999 20 0 20
2000 10 0 10
2001 13 0 13
2002 15 0 15
2003 10 0 10
2004 10 0 10
2005 11 0 11
2006 12 0 12
2007 18 0 18
2008 16 0 16
2009 12 0 12
2010 8 0 8
2011 7 0 7
2013 8 0 8
2014 14 0 14
2016 5 0 5

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Popularity of Christoffer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Christoffer U.S.
  White 98.49% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 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 Christoffer

People with the last name Christoffer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Christoffer

  • How Popular is the name Christoffer? Christoffer is the 12,986th most popular name of all time. As a last name Christoffer was the 60,790th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Christoffer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 722 babies born with the first name Christoffer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Christoffer to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Christoffer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Christoffer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Christoffer was in 1990 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Christoffer Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Christoffer is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Christoffer: Your name in reverse order is Reffotsirhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eotfcrhifsr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Christoffer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 331 people with the last name Christoffer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Christoffer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Christoffer as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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