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Origin of the name CHRISTOPH. Etymology of the name CHRISTOPH. Meaning of the baby name CHRISTOPH.


CHRISTOPH.  German.  From Greek Christophoros (q.v.), meaning "Christ-bearer." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)  Usage: Austria, Germany, Pomerania, Switzerland.
    Christoph Ransmayr, an Austrian writer.  Christoph Meili, a Swiss whistleblower and Swiss-American security professional.  Christoph Graupner (d. 1760), was a German harpsichordist and composer. (Wiki)

    Bach, (Johann Christoph,) born at Arnstadt, in Thuringia, in 1643, enjoyed the highest reputation as an organist, composer, and contrapuntist.  His works are numerous, including ecclesiastical ad secular music.  He died in 1703, leaving two sons, Johann Nicholas and Johann Christoph, who were distinguished musicians.
    Glaser, (Christoph,) a Swiss chemist, born at Bale, was apothecary to Louis XIV, of France.  He published a "Treatise on Chemistry," (1663,) which was often reprinted. (Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology, Thomas, 1915)


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