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christian

FORM OF:
christianus
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
KHRī́ō ‎-TOS > KHRīSTóS > KHRISTIANóS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
KHRī́ō ‎(χρῑ́ω) -TOS ‎(-τος) KHRīSTóS ‎(χρῑστός) KHRISTIANóS ‎(Χριστιανός)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Latin “Christianus”, meaning "Christian, follower of Christ". The term “Christ” was applied to Jesus by early Greek-speaking Christians. In turn the name derives from the Ancient Greek “khrī́ō ‎(χρῑ́ω) -tos ‎(-τος) khrīstós ‎(χρῑστός)", meaning “Messiah or Christ, an epithet of Jesus of Nazareth, to be rubbed on, used as ointment or salve" (Hebrew translation of “Māšîaḥ”, commonly spelled in English “messiah” (Arabic: al-Masīḥ), which also means "anointed”. Messiah is used as a title for Jesus in the New Testament. Christian in the 17th and 18th centuries was a popular female first name in Scotland. 1) Christian I (1426–1481) was a Danish monarch of the Oldenburg dynasty, King of Denmark. 2) Christian II (1481–1559) reigned as King of Denmark and Norway from 1513 until 1523 and of Sweden from 1520 until 1521. 2) Saint Christian was Bishop and brother of St. Malachy of Armagh. His Celtic name was Croistan O'Morgair. In 1126, Christian was named the bishop of Clogher, in Ireland.
KEYWORDS:
RELIGION (SAINTS) / RELIGION (BISHOPS)

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • englishenglish
  • faroesefaroese
  • finnishfinnish
  • frenchfrench
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • icelandicicelandic
  • italianitalian
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old danishold danish
  • old norseold norse
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
carsten, karsten, kristian, christen, kresten, kristen, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Chrestian, Krestian, Christiern, Kristiern, Kartin
english
kristen
faroese
kristian, kristjan, Karstin, Kartni, Kartin
finnish
carsten, karsten, kristian, krystian, cristian, kristiaani, kristjan, risjaan, risjaani, ristiaan, ristiaani, ristian, ristjan
french
chrÉtien
german
carsten, karsten, kristian
greenlandic
carsten, karsten, kristian, Karistiaat, Kajistiaat, Kalistiaat
icelandic
kristian, kristinn, kristján
italian
cristiano, cristian, cristino
norwegian
carsten, karsten, kristian, christen, kristen, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Kristiern
old danish
carsten, karsten, Christiern
swedish
carsten, karsten, kristian, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Christiern, Kristiern, Kasten
FEMININE
danish
christiana, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, kristiane, krystyna, cristiana, kerstin, kjerstin, cristina, kristine, kirsten, kristin, chrestina, chrestine, christinna, cristine, krestina, krestine, kristinna, kjersten, kjesten, kersti, stinna, stinne, Kjærsti, Kierstine, Kjerstine, Kjestine, Kerstine, Cristiane, Krestiane, Kristiana, Kristjana, Kirstina, Kirstine, Christianna, Christianne, Kristianna, Kristianne
english
christiana, christabel, christina, christine, kristina, krystina, kristeen, khristina, christabella, christabelle, christobel, kiersten, cristen, kirsten, kristen, kristin, krysten, kyrsten, kristinia, Kierstin, krystine, Kierston
faroese
kristina, kristin, Christianna, Kristianna, Kristjanna
finnish
christiana, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, krystyna, kerstin, kjerstin, cristina, kirsten, kristin, cristine, kristiina, ristiina, ristiinä, ristina, ristinä, kersti, stiina, Kristiana, Kirstine, Christianne
french
christine, christiane
german
christiana, christabel, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, kristiane, kerstin, cristina, kristine, christabella, christabelle, christobel, kirsten, kristin, cristine, kristinna, kersti, Kirstina
greenlandic
christina, christine, kristina, kristiane, kirsten, kalistiina, kiista, kiistat, Kirstine, Kiistiina, Kirstiina, Kirstîna, Kîstîna
icelandic
christina, christine, kirsten, kristin, kristín, stína, Kristíana, Kristjana, Kristíanna
italian
cristiana, cristina, cristalia
norwegian
christiana, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, kristiane, krystyna, cristiana, kerstin, kjerstin, cristina, kristine, kiersten, kirsten, kristin, cristine, kerste, kersti, stinken, Kjerstina, Kjerstine, Cristiane, Krestiane, Kristiana, Kristjana, Kirstina, Kirstine, Christianne, Kristianna, Kristianne
old danish
christina, kristina, kirsten, Kirstine
old norse
christina, kristín
swedish
christiana, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, kristiane, krystyna, cristiana, kerstin, kjerstin, cristina, kristine, kiersten, kirsten, kristin, cristine, kristiina, kristinna, cherstin, kersta, kerste, kersten, kersti, kärsti, stinne, Kierstin, Cerstin, Kerstina, Kerstine, Cristiane, Krestiane, Kristiana, Kristjana, Kirstina, Kirstine, Christianna, Christianne, Kristianna, Kristianne
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
christer, christie, krister, stinus
english
christi, christie
finnish
christer, krister, Kristan, Crister
french
kikine
greenlandic
Kalaarni
icelandic
krister
norwegian
christer, krister, stinus, stines, Kristan, Crister
swedish
christer, christi, christie, krister, stinus, Kristan, Crister, Krester

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
bulgarian
kristian, kristiyan, khristiyan
catalan
Cristià
croatian
kristijan
czech
Křišťan
dutch
christiaan, christijn
estonian
kristjan
galician
cristian
georgian
k’ristian
hungarian - magyar
krisztiÁn
irish
Croistan
latin
christianus
latvian
krišjānis, Kristers, Kristiāns
lithuanian
kristijonas
macedonian
kristijan, hristijan
old swedish
carsten, karsten, Christiern, Kasten
polish
krystian
portuguese
cristiano
romanian
cristian
serbian
kristijan
slovene
kristijan, kristjan, Krstan
spanish
cristiÁn
ukrainian
kristian, khrystyyan

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. CHRISTIAN APPOLONIA 6
CHRISTIAN'S INFERNO GREEN DAY
LA BALLADE DE CHRISTIAN HUGUES AUFRAY
MON AMI CHRISTIAN (IL FAUT ÊTRE ÀLA PAGE) JACQUES DOUAI
CHRISTIAN DIOR DENIM FLOW KANYE WEST
SISTER CHRISTIAN NIGHT RANGER

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