A biblical name derived from the elements ‘christos,’ meaning ‘anointed’ and refering to Christ, and the element ‘pherein,’ which means to ‘carry ‘ or ‘to bear’. Thus the total name means ‘bearer of Christ’. Saint Christopher carried the infant Christ across a river.
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From The Name Book: Over 10,000 Names - Their Meaning, Origins, and Spiritual Significance by Dorothy Astoria or Arabic Baby Name Book: More than 37,500 Popular Arabic Baby Boys and Girls Names with Meanings by Atina Amrahs.
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