Christopher Lincoln in the US

  1. #288,267 Christopher Aldrich
  2. #288,268 Christopher Alley
  3. #288,269 Christopher Durbin
  4. #288,270 Christopher Gomes
  5. #288,271 Christopher Lincoln
  6. #288,272 Christopher Mccord
  7. #288,273 Christopher Noyes
  8. #288,274 Christopher Paige
  9. #288,275 Christopher Thomason
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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.
English: habitational name from the city of Lincoln, so named from an original British name Lindo- ‘lake’ + Latin colonia ‘settlement’, ‘colony’. The place was an important administrative center during the Roman occupation of Britain and in the Middle Ages it was a center for the manufacture of cloth, including the famous ‘Lincoln green’.
2,130th in the U.S.

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