Meaning and Origin of: Christo

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Christ-bearer

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Americanized spelling of Spanish, Italian, or Portuguese Cristo.
  • Shortened form of Greek Christopoulos, Khristopoulos (with the patronymic suffix -poulos), or any of the Greek family names derived from compound personal names formed with Khristo (see Christos), as for example Khristovassilis (‘Basil, son of Christos’), Khristogeorgis (‘George, son of Christos’), Khristogiannis (‘John, son of Christos’).