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.” It is 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 famous 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 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 named the bishop of Clogher in Ireland.
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Numerological Values: #6
Number 6 is associated with nurturing, sympathy, balance, civic sense and responsibility. People with name-number 6 place high priority on family. They are also willing to shoulder responsibilities and execute them in the best manner possible.
Chakra Number: #6 Third Eye "Ajna"
Indigo is the color of the sixth energy centre - your third eye chakra. It is the color that opens the consciousness and brings awareness to higher planes and connects us with the spiritual world. Discover the hidden meanings within this deep blue color.
Color meaning: Indigo
The color indigo is the color of intuition and perception and is helpful in opening the third eye. It promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation, helping you achieve deeper levels of consciousness. It is a color which relates to the "New Age" - the ability to use the Higher Mind to see beyond the normal senses with great powers of perception. It relies on intuition rather than gut feeling.
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