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Gender: Male Meaning of Cristobal: "bearer of Christ" Origin of Cristobal: Spanish variation of Christopher

The name Cristobal is a boy's name meaning "bearer of Christ". Cristobal and is often added to lists like Artistic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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The first name of famed designer Balenciaga, was also the birth name of Christopher Columbus--aka Cristobal Colon. A name still well used in the Hispanic community.

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beachbear Says:


Cristoforo Colombo is a) much closer to Christopher Columbus than Cristobal Colon and b) a much better name than Cristobal Colon.

Jason Yannacopoulos Says:


Cristopher Columbus was actually Italian (born in Genoa, Italy), his birth name was Cristoforo Colombo. He travelled under the Spanish flag after making an agreement witht he King of Spain.