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Kristan

DIMINUTIVE OF:
christian
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

  • finnishfinnish
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
finnish
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, krystian, cristian, kristiaani, kristjan, risjaan, risjaani, ristiaan, ristiaani, ristian, ristjan
norwegian
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, christen, kristen, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Kristiern
swedish
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Christiern, Kristiern, Kasten
FEMININE
finnish
christiana, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, krystyna, kerstin, kjerstin, cristina, kirsten, kristin, cristine, kristiina, ristiina, ristiinä, ristina, ristinä, kersti, stiina, Kristiana, Kirstine, Christianne
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
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
finnish
christer, krister, Crister
norwegian
christer, krister, stinus, stines, Crister
swedish
christer, christi, christie, krister, stinus, Crister, Krester

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
bulgarian
kristian, kristiyan, khristiyan
catalan
Cristià
croatian
kristijan
czech
Křišťan
danish
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, christen, kresten, kristen, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Chrestian, Krestian, Christiern, Kristiern, Kartin
dutch
christiaan, christijn
english
christian, kristen
estonian
kristjan
faroese
christian, kristian, kristjan, Karstin, Kartni, Kartin
french
christian, chrÉtien
galician
cristian
georgian
k’ristian
german
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian
greenlandic
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, Karistiaat, Kajistiaat, Kalistiaat
hungarian - magyar
krisztiÁn
icelandic
christian, kristian, kristinn, kristján
irish
Croistan
italian
christian, cristiano, cristian, cristino
latin
christianus
latvian
krišjānis, Kristers, Kristiāns
lithuanian
kristijonas
macedonian
kristijan, hristijan
old danish
christian, carsten, karsten, Christiern
old norse
christian
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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