Christine: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Christine

Christine

Pronunciation: kris-TEEN (key)

Origin of the name Christine:

Derived from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin christiānus which is from the Ecclesiastic Greek christianos (a Christian, a follower of Christ). Var: Christiene, Christine, Cristina, Khristina, Khristine, Kristina, Kristene. Short: Chris, Cris, Khris, Kris, Tina. Pet: Chrissi, Chrissie, Chrissy, Christi, Christie, Christy, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy, Khristi, Khristie, Khristy, Krissy, Kristi, Kristie, Kristy.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Christine: | Edit

Christine is a lovely, innocent, beautiful name for a baby girl. Pronounced Kris-teen.

Personal experiences with the name Christine: | Edit

My sister's name is Christine. I have met a few other girls with this name, but none that are as kind and beautiful as she is. The name just suits her so well. She has always been such a great girl. Always so nice and honest. I love her so much. This name is perfect. A really good thing about this name is all the cute nicknames it comes with. It's just really great. I love you, little sis!

Nicknames for Christine: | Edit

Christie, Christy, Chrissy, Chris.

Meanings and history of the name Christine: | Edit

Meanings of the name "Christine".

Greek:
Christian.

Latin:
Christian.

American:
Christian.

French:
Follower of Christ.

Famous real-life people named Christine: | Edit

Christine Baranski, American actress
Christine "Chris" Evert, American tennis player
Christine "Chrissie" Hynde, American rock singer
Christine Varney, assistant attorney general for antitrust
Christine Beatty, American writer, musician and transgender activist
Christine Brewer, American soprano
Christine Taylor, American actress; wife of Ben Stiller
Christine Ockrent, Belgian journalist

Christine in song, story & screen: | Edit

Christine Daaé, protagonist in "Phantom of the Opera", a novel by Gaston LeRoux and musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
"Christine", Stephen King novel/movie about an evil car.
"Christine Sixteen", song by the rock group Kiss.
"Christine the Strawberry Girl", song by Siouxie and the Banshees.
"The New Adventures of Old Christine", CBS comedy starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine.
Christine "Spike" Nelson, character from the TV series "Degrassi Junior High" and "Degrassi: The Next Generation"

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