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 #954
Namedoctor Weekly Ranking #9448
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New Age Curiosities
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 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: Orange
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.
Notable People and Personalities
Kristian Digby (1977-2010), British Television Presenter And Director