In Greek phero means "to bear." Etymology-wise, what given name
means "bearer of the anointed one"?
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The name Christopher was
coined by combining the Greek khristos, the anointed (a
translation of the Hebrew mashiah, messiah), and
pherein, to bear. The St. Christopher of legend was a giant
who helped travellers by carrying them across rivers.
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