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: #1
The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.
Chakra Number: #1 Root Chakra "Muladhara"
The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.
Color meaning: Red
The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.