Cristina Name Meaning & Origin

Cristina

Pronunciation: kris-TEEN-ə (key)

Origin of the name Christina:

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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Christina, Christine, Kristina

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Nicknames for Cristina

Cris, Crissy, Cristy, Tina, Nina

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Famous real-life people named Cristina

Cristina Saralegui, Emmy-award winning talk show host (El Show de Cristina) and journalist.

Cristina Ferrare, model and author

Infanta Cristina of Spain, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca, younger daughter of King Juan Carlos

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, president of Argentina

Cristina in song, story & screen

Cristina, one of the two title characters from 2008 movie "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"
Cristina Peck, central character from 2003 movie "21 Grams"
Dr. Cristina Yang, character on TV show "Grey's Anatomy"

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