Christian Name Meaning & Origin

Christian

Pronunciation: CHRIS-chin (key)

Origin of the name Christian:

Derived from the Greek christianos (a Christian, a follower of Christ). Var. Christiana, Christianna. Short: Christi, Christie, Christy.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Kristian

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Comments and insights on the name Christian: | Edit

Christian and Christina are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

Personal experiences with the name Christian: | Edit

With my name being Christian and being a girl, I often get confused as a guy with people that have heard about me but haven't met me in person yet, it gets frustrating sometimes, yes, but I absolutely love having this name! It allows me to be different and set up my own first impression with many people, and it allows me to stand out from the crows, even if I didn't like it when I was younger, I absolutely love it now!

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Chris, Chrissy, Christie, Christy

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Christian Bach, actress

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Sister Christian - Night Ranger

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