Cristobal

Cristobal - A very unique male name



  Mar 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cristobal, meaning bearer of Christ, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1076. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cristobal and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cristobal? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cristobal. The baby boy name Cristobal was given to 112 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1127 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 14,652 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cristobal peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2001 on position 689.



Famous with this name

Cristóbal Halffter
Cristóbal Vila
Cristobal Valenzuela


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Cristobal is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cristobal is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #548 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,189.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cristobal is where you live.


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Cristobal origin and meaning

Cristobal is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means bearer of Christ. To see famous people named Cristobal, pop culture references for the name Cristobal and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cristobal

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cristobal, sorted by popularity.

Christopher / Christian / Cristian / Cristopher / Christophe / Cristofer / Christofer / Christ / Christos / Christoper /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121127
20111120
20101170
20091013
20081052
2007946
2006963
2005955
2004971
2003903
2002935
2001689
2000817
1999952
1998927
1997822
1996867
1995817
1994864
1993850
1992965
1991909
1990856
1989874
1988972
1987892
1986870
1985867
1984859
1983814
1982766
1981815
1980854
1979824
1978859
1977884
1976910
1975855
1974887
1973854
1972882
1971973
1970951
1969891
1968876
1967940
19661032
1965936
19641093
19631045
19621062
19611082
19601124
19591041
19581147
19571307
19561258
19551318
19541289
19531123
1952903
19511289
19501157
19491159
19481108
19471087
19461296
19451178
19441070
19431158
19421268
19411342
19401250
19391165
19381264
19371361
19361237
1935971
19341555
19331312
1932982
19311085
19301195
19291509
19281486
19271214
19261763
19251029
19241206
19231252
19221131
19211013
19191709
19151076

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California548
Texas644
Arizona735
Illinois1092
Florida1189

Even more about Cristobal


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cristobal a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cristobal?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2001
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Cristobal
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 14,652
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +112

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