When did Saint Andrew become a saint?

Answer There are no definitive records on when Saint Andrew was born, died or granted sainthood. It was not until the 10th century that a standard for sainthood was set by the Roman Catholic Church. As An... Read More »

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What is the origin of the name, Christopher?

The name Christopher is derived from the Greek words Christos, meaning Christ, and phero, meaning to bear or to carry. The literal translation means "bearer of Christ." The name became popular in E... Read More »

When did Christopher Newport die?

Christopher Newport died in 1617. Newport was an English explorer and ship captain who helped bring the first settlers from England to what eventually became the Jamestown, Virginia settlement in t... Read More »

Where does the surname Christopher come from?

The surname Christopher predates Christianity, deriving from the the Greek "kristos," meaning leader. The Roman name Christopherus added on "pher," meaning follow. Held by the third-century saint o... Read More »