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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Popularity & Ranking
United States Ranking #1440
Namedoctor Weekly Ranking #9402
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New Age Curiosities
Numerological Values: #7
Number 7 individuals are analytical and inquisitive. They have a thirst for knowledge and often make great academics, researchers or scientists. They have a strong sense of independence and tend to do things their own way. Number 7 individuals are believed to be self-reliant and may come across as reserved.
Chakra Number: #7 Crown Chakra "Sahasrara"
Violet is the color of the crown chakra and it is the color of cosmic awareness and cosmic consciousness. It is a unifying color, the color of oneness and spirituality. The energy of this color is very healing and can soothe away pain. Learn more about this powerful spiritual color.
Color meaning: Violet
The color violet relates to the imagination and spirituality. It stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It is an introspective color, allowing us to get in touch with our deeper thoughts. The difference between violet and purple is that violet appears in the visible light spectrum, or rainbow, whereas purple is simply a mix of red and blue. Violet has the highest vibration in the visible spectrum.
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