Cristobal

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cristobal

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Cristobal is of Spanish origin and means "Bearer of Christ".

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  1. Town and port in Panama, near Colón and the Caribbean end of the Panama Canal.
  2. The .30 Kiraly-Cristobal sub-machine gun

Notable Persons Named Cristobal

Cristóbal Balenciaga was a fashion designer. Cristóbal was born on January 21st, 1895 in Getaria, Gipuzkoa. He left this life on March 23rd, 1972.

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Cristobal Tapia de Veer is a film scores, electronic, classical, pop, film score, electronic music, classical music, and pop music composer. Cristobal was born in Santiago. Cristobal is also known as Cristo.

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Cristobal Huet is a soccer player for the Lausanne HC in the National League A. His ongoing career started in 1994. Cristobal was born on September 3rd, 1975 in Saint-Martin-d'Hères.

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Cristóbal Jorquera is a soccer player for the Bursaspor, Colo-Colo, Ñublense, Unión Española, O'Higgins F.C., Genoa C.F.C., Eskişehirspor, S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, and Chile national football team. Cristóbal was born on August 4th, 1988 in Santiago, Chile.

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He holds the title Marquis of Villaverde, Consort Duke of Franco, and Duke of Franco. Cristóbal was born on August 1st, 1922 in Mancha Real. He breathed his last breath on February 4th, 1998.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cristobal

Mario was born on September 24th, 1970 in Miami. Mario is also known as Cristobal, Mario Manuel; Cristobal, and Mario M..

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Epifanio de los Santos y Cristóbal was a writer, researcher, lawyer, politician, public servant, and research. Epifanio was born on April 7th, 1871 in Malabon. Epifanio is also known as Don Pañong, G. Solon (pen name), Señor de los Santos, ED, and EDS (acronym). He died on April 18th, 1928.

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Cristóbal is a soccer player for the CD Toledo, CD Leganés B, Atlético Levante UD, UB Conquense, UD San Sebastián de los Reyes, Villarreal CF B, Villarreal CF, Elche CF, FC Karpaty Lviv, Auckland City FC, Olympiacos Volou 1937 F.C., and Mitra Kukar F.C. Cristóbal was born on April 21st, 1984 in Madrid, Spain. Cristóbal is also known as Cristóbal.

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Adrian was born on February 20th, 1932. He passed away on December 22nd, 2007.

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José was born on August 11th, 1986 in Mexico.

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Luis was born on December 15th, 1970.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 8 0 8
1912 6 0 6
1913 8 0 8
1914 5 0 5
1915 16 0 16
1916 6 0 6
1917 6 0 6
1918 8 0 8
1919 8 0 8
1920 7 0 7
1921 22 0 22
1922 19 0 19
1923 17 0 17
1924 20 0 20
1925 26 0 26
1926 10 0 10
1927 18 0 18
1928 14 0 14
1929 15 0 15
1930 20 0 20
1931 19 0 19
1932 23 0 23
1933 13 0 13
1934 10 0 10
1935 18 0 18
1936 14 0 14
1937 8 0 8
1938 12 0 12
1939 13 0 13
1940 13 0 13
1941 9 0 9
1942 12 0 12
1943 19 0 19
1944 18 0 18
1945 15 0 15
1946 11 0 11
1947 19 0 19
1948 20 0 20
1949 16 0 16
1950 17 0 17
1951 21 0 21
1952 30 0 30
1953 23 0 23
1954 17 0 17
1955 13 0 13
1956 25 0 25
1957 23 0 23
1958 29 0 29
1959 36 0 36
1960 25 0 25
1961 30 0 30
1962 35 0 35
1963 32 0 32
1964 29 0 29
1965 36 0 36
1966 31 0 31
1967 29 0 29
1968 42 0 42
1969 53 0 53
1970 46 0 46
1971 46 0 46
1972 62 0 62
1973 63 0 63
1974 64 0 64
1975 74 0 74
1976 60 0 60
1977 74 0 74
1978 72 0 72
1979 87 0 87
1980 82 0 82
1981 95 0 95
1982 110 5 105
1983 95 0 95
1984 85 0 85
1985 83 0 83
1986 88 6 82
1987 87 0 87
1988 78 0 78
1989 107 0 107
1990 125 0 125
1991 118 0 118
1992 115 0 115
1993 141 0 141
1994 144 0 144
1995 147 0 147
1996 136 0 136
1997 148 0 148
1998 129 0 129
1999 146 0 146
2000 198 0 198
2001 249 0 249
2002 159 0 159
2003 176 0 176
2004 162 0 162
2005 175 0 175
2006 183 0 183
2007 215 0 215
2008 160 0 160
2009 180 0 180
2010 147 0 147
2011 151 0 151
2012 152 0 152
2013 135 0 135
2014 143 0 143
2015 164 0 164
2016 144 0 144
2017 102 0 102

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Popularity of Cristobal as a first name

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Popularity of Cristobal as a last name

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Common last names for Cristobal

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Colon
  • Perez
  • Gonzalez
  • Rivera
  • Sanchez
  • Hernandez
  • Ortiz
  • Torres
  • Ruiz
  • Gonzales
  • Salazar

Common first names for Cristobal

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cristobal U.S.
  White 3.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 32.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 60.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cristobal

People with the last name Cristobal are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Cristobal

  • How Popular is the name Cristobal? Cristobal is the 3,090th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cristobal was the 9,074th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cristobal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,019 babies born with the first name Cristobal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cristobal to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cristobal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Cristobal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cristobal is Sunday, July 30th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Cristobal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cristobal was in 2001 with a total of 249 babies.
  • Random Cristobal Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cristobal is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 21 babies in California have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Cristobal: Your name in reverse order is Labotsirc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sliratcbo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cristobal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,602 people with the last name Cristobal.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cristobal? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Cristobal as their last name.

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