Christoph

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Christoph

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Christoph means "Person" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Christopher

Notable Persons Named Christoph

Christoph Waltz is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1977. Christoph was born on October 4th, 1956 in Vienna.

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Christoph Sanders is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2006. Christoph was born on April 21st, 1988 in Arden, North Carolina.

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Christoph Kramer is a soccer player for the Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Fortuna Düsseldorf, Bayer 04 Leverkusen II, VfL Bochum, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Germany national youth football team, and Germany national football team. Christoph was born on February 19th, 1991 in Solingen, Germany.

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Christoph Schneider is a neue deutsche härte and industrial metal musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Christoph was born Christoph Schneider on May 11th, 1966 in East Berlin.

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He holds the title Prince of Schleswig-Holstein. Christoph was born as the child of Peter, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Marie Alix, and Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein on August 22nd, 1949 in Schloss Louisenlund, Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, West Germany.

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Christoph Metzelder is a soccer player for the FC Schalke 04, SC Preußen Münster, Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid C.F., Germany national under-21 football team, and Germany national football team. Christoph was born on November 5th, 1980 in Haltern am See.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Christoph

He holds the title Prince of Schleswig-Holstein. Christoph was born as the child of Peter, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Marie Alix, and Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein on August 22nd, 1949 in Schloss Louisenlund, Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, West Germany.

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Prince Christoph was royalty. He holds the title Prince of Hesse. Prince was born as the child of Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse and Princess Margaret of Prussia on May 14th, 1901 in Frankfurt, Germany. He left this life on October 7th, 1943.

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He was most prominent from 1643 to 1669. William was born as the child of Frederick I, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg, and Margaret Elisabeth of Leiningen-Westerburg on November 13th, 1625 in Rosbach vor der Höhe. William is also known as Wilhelm Christoph and Landgraf von Hessen-Homburg (German). He passed away on August 27th, 1681.

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Count was born as the child of Karl I and Count of Hohenzollern on March 20th, 1552 in Haigerloch. Count is also known as Christoph von Hohenzollern-Haigerloch (German). He breathed his last breath on April 21st, 1592.

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Wensley Christoph is a soccer player for the S.V. Cosmos, Super Red Eagles, S.V. Excelsior, and Suriname national football team. Wensley was born on December 9th, 1984 in Paramaribo.

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Count was born as the child of Christoph and Count of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch in 1586 in Haigerloch. Count is also known as Johann Christoph von Hohenzollern-Haigerloch (German). He breathed his last breath in 1620.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 5 0 5
1955 7 0 7
1956 7 0 7
1957 10 0 10
1958 15 0 15
1959 19 0 19
1960 30 0 30
1961 29 0 29
1962 18 0 18
1963 21 0 21
1964 23 0 23
1965 25 0 25
1966 16 0 16
1967 25 0 25
1968 27 0 27
1969 31 0 31
1970 29 0 29
1971 32 0 32
1972 16 0 16
1973 15 0 15
1974 18 0 18
1975 17 0 17
1976 13 0 13
1977 9 0 9
1978 14 0 14
1979 23 0 23
1980 11 0 11
1981 17 0 17
1982 22 0 22
1983 12 0 12
1984 13 0 13
1985 16 0 16
1986 7 0 7
1987 12 0 12
1988 15 0 15
1989 19 0 19
1990 17 0 17
1991 15 0 15
1992 11 0 11
1993 18 0 18
1994 25 0 25
1995 17 0 17
1996 26 0 26
1997 20 0 20
1998 12 0 12
1999 27 0 27
2000 19 0 19
2001 17 0 17
2002 22 0 22
2003 18 0 18
2004 11 0 11
2005 17 0 17
2006 15 0 15
2007 17 0 17
2008 21 0 21
2009 6 0 6
2010 11 0 11
2012 8 0 8
2013 10 0 10
2014 20 0 20
2015 21 0 21
2016 17 0 17
2017 15 0 15

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Popularity of Christoph as a first name

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Popularity of Christoph as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Christoph U.S.
  White 89.49% 64.26%
  African American 4.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Christoph

People with the last name Christoph are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Christoph

  • How Popular is the name Christoph? Christoph is the 9,984th most popular name of all time. As a last name Christoph was the 28,746th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Christoph have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,091 babies born with the first name Christoph in the United States. That's more than enough people named Christoph to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Christoph? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Christoph first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Christoph is Tuesday, September 3rd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Christoph born? The highest recorded use of the first name Christoph was in 1971 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Christoph Factoid: According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Christoph is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Christoph: Your name in reverse order is Hpotsirhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Toiphcshr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Christoph? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 828 people with the last name Christoph.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Christoph? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Christoph as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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