Christen Name Meaning & Origin

Christen

Pronunciation: KRIS-tin (key)

Origin of the name Kristen:

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.

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Meanings and history of the name Christen

It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christen is "follower of Christ". Variant of Christian. Spanish and Italian forms begin with Cr-.

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