Christopher Cruz in the US

  1. #30,052 Alicia Robinson
  2. #30,053 Ana Ortega
  3. #30,054 Bethany Johnson
  4. #30,055 Carlos Carrillo
  5. #30,056 Christopher Cruz
  6. #30,057 Corey Thomas
  7. #30,058 Craig Phillips
  8. #30,059 David Callahan
  9. #30,060 Deborah Nichols
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Meaning & Origins

From the Greek name Khristophoros, from Khristos ‘Christ’ + pherein ‘to bear’. This was popular among early Christians, conscious of the fact that they were metaphorically bearing Christ in their hearts. A later, over-literal interpretation of the name gave rise to the legend of a saint who actually bore the Christ-child over a stream; he is regarded as the patron of travellers. In England the name was uncommon in the Middle Ages, but became very popular in the 16th century, especially in parts of the North.
23rd in the U.S.
Spanish and Portuguese: from a common and widespread religious Christian personal name from cruz ‘cross’ (Latin crux), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Cruz or La Cruz, from this word.
92nd in the U.S.

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