Kristina Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Kristina:
A cognate of Christine, which is derived from the Latin Christiāna, which is from christiānus, a derivative of the Greek christianos (a Christian, a follower of Christ).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Kristian and Kristina are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
My friend named his daughter Kristina Catherine, thinking she'd have lots of choices for nicknames: Kristine, Kristi, Kris, Tina, Cathy, Catie, Cat, etc. Because there are SO many Kristinas around, she goes by "K.C." Two beautiful names, and she chose her initials. I thought her name was "Casey" for about the first year I knew her!
My name is Kristina Kaye and I go by Krisi. I was born a Flynn but was adopted and had a French last name. But NO ONE ever spells ANY of my names right. I have to spell every name every single time. My biggest pet peeve is being called Kristi. That is not my name. Has never been my name. And I know that less than 200 ppl in the US spell their name as I do. So ppl just can't understand. So for every person here that has that issue I feel for you. And I never find my name on anything unless I have it made. Sometimes I find Kristina, but only people that don't know me call me that.
We shold start a support group. Hi, my name is Kristina with a K, but I go by Krisi. K-R-I-S-I. And I have had this problem for 46 almost 47 years and I need help. Haha
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Being a Kristina, I've come to realize there's too many ways to spell it, especially if you go by Kristi. So, anyone with this name - no matter how it's spelled - WILL have people spell it wrong. lol
My little sister's name is Kristina. We call her Kristina-Beana lol
my name is Kristina, the name is horrible people call me Chris and it is so annoying i wanna change my name sooo bad!
Growing up there was always at least 3 others around, when playing softball my mom called me KC.i hated the name Kristina when I was younger but now I love it I think it's actually a beautiful name esp when your middle name flows so well, Kristina Lynn sounds so pretty. But, I can never find my name spelt on the keychains, it's always Christina Cristina Kristen or Kristine .
I get rather excited when I'm on the phone at work and people ask if it's with a k or a c I end up thanking them because no one ever asks and it's always spelt wrong.
I don't mind when people call me kris, I just hate being called Tina, there's only a select few who can get away with it. and it's extremely adorable when a little kid attempts to say it! It always comes out Stina or isina lol
I hate when people call me Kristine it's my biggest petpeeve and when people ask my name I sometimes drag the a so they know. Or will just say hi I'm Kristina with a k!
My name is Ava Kristina and I love having it as a middle name but I do think it is very frustrating having two names that people have to ask me how to spell!!
- Nicknames for Kristina: | Edit
Kristi, Krista, Krissy, Kris, KiKi, Nina, Tina,Kirstiy. Krisi, Krissytitina.
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Kristina Webb -Artist (@colour_me_creative)
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"Kristina", song by Rick Springfield
"Kristina", song by Catch 22
"Kristina, The Musical" - from the creators behind ABBA, Chess, and Mamma Mia. Currently playing in the UK