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The first name 

Cristo is a male first name.

Cristo – one in 100,000!

There’s a good chance that a boy named Cristo in a medium-sized town will be unique. That’s because only a few babies a year are named Cristo in all of the US. Only about one in 100,000 boys is named Cristo by his parents. In the ranking of most common boys names in recent years, Cristo ranks at #3,562. That means there are 3,561 more common boys names, but there are also a few thousand that are even rarer. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Cristo.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Cristo -
at home only in a few regions of the USA

It is not so easy to find a man or boys named Cristo in the USA. Although the name is not sooooo rare overall, it is only at home in a few selected regions of the USA. In the entire United States there are currently a total of 597 men and boys named Cristo, but there are vast areas of the country where not a single person with this name can be found. In fact, the 597 men and boys named Cristo live in no more than 8 different states, including for example Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia or Illinois. In all the other states, there are no – or, to be precise, less than a handful – men called Cristo. (To explain: The official statistics provide the data per state only if at least five men with a specific name live in the same state. So, it’s quite possible that there are one or two states where someone with the name Cristo lives although the name is not listed in the official statistics. Should you be one of those rare people whose name is Cristo and you live outside the states highlighted on the map, please let us know so we can improve our statistics.). The state with the most boys and men named Cristo relative to its male population is Texas. And even there, only one in 48,464 men and boys would raise her hand if you asked, who is called Cristo.

Cristo has 6 letters 
and begins with a C

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter C is a frequent initial letter for boys’ names. This is because 5.2% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. The most common first letters of boys' names, by the way, are J, A and D.

With six letters, the name Cristo is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

With 5.2% of all boys' names that begin with a C, this first letter is thus much more common than the average of all letters. And which boys’ name beginning with C do you think is the most common in the US? The answer is... Charles.

Other names with 
C, r, i, s, t and o

If you take all the letters in the name Cristo – C, r, i, s, t and o – and put them together again, you can form another name, such as Trisco.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Cristo

If your name is Cristo and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Cristo

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Cristo, you can simply say:







This is how the name Cristo is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Cristo in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Cristo

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Cristo is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Cristo

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Cristo sounds like this: