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christa

SHORT FORM OF:
christina, christiana
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. 1) Saint Christina of Persia also Martyr Christina of Persia is venerated as a Christian martyr of the 6th century. Her feast day is on 13 March. 2) Saint Christina of Bolsena, also known as Christina of Tyre, or in the Eastern Orthodox Church as Christina the Great Martyr is venerated as a Christian martyr of the 3rd century. 3) Christina the Astonishing (1150–1224) was a Christian holy-woman born in Brustem (near Sint-Truiden, Belgium). She was considered a saint in contemporary times. Christian in the 17th and 18th centuries was a popular female first name in Scotland.

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • icelandicicelandic
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old danishold danish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
christiana, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, kristiane, krystyna, cristiana, kerstin, kjerstin, cristina, kristine, kirsten, kristin, chrestina, chrestine, christinna, cristine, krestina, krestine, kristinna, kjersten, kjesten, kersti, stinna, stinne, Kjærsti, Kierstine, Kjerstine, Kjestine, Kerstine, Cristiane, Krestiane, Kristiana, Kristjana, Kirstina, Kirstine, Christianna, Christianne, Kristianna, Kristianne
english
christiana, christabel, christina, christine, kristina, krystina, kristeen, khristina, christabella, christabelle, christobel, kiersten, cristen, kirsten, kristen, kristin, krysten, kyrsten, kristinia, Kierstin, krystine, Kierston
finnish
christiana, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, krystyna, kerstin, kjerstin, cristina, kirsten, kristin, cristine, kristiina, ristiina, ristiinä, ristina, ristinä, kersti, stiina, Kristiana, Kirstine, Christianne
german
christiana, christabel, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, kristiane, kerstin, cristina, kristine, christabella, christabelle, christobel, kirsten, kristin, cristine, kristinna, kersti, Kirstina
greenlandic
christina, christine, kristina, kristiane, kirsten, kalistiina, kiista, kiistat, Kirstine, Kiistiina, Kirstiina, Kirstîna, Kîstîna
icelandic
christina, christine, kirsten, kristin, kristín, stína, Kristíana, Kristjana, Kristíanna
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
old danish
christina, kristina, kirsten, Kirstine
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
MASCULINE
danish
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, christen, kresten, kristen, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Chrestian, Krestian, Christiern, Kristiern, Kartin
english
christian, kristen
finnish
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, krystian, cristian, kristiaani, kristjan, risjaan, risjaani, ristiaan, ristiaani, ristian, ristjan
german
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian
greenlandic
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, Karistiaat, Kajistiaat, Kalistiaat
icelandic
christian, kristian, kristinn, kristján
norwegian
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, christen, kristen, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Kristiern
old danish
christian, carsten, karsten, Christiern
swedish
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Christiern, Kristiern, Kasten
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
crista, stina, christie, christin, kjersti, krista, kristi, stine, kristella, kirstin, KIRSTI, Kristel
english
crista, chrissie, chrissy, christie, christy, krista, kristy, kristi, kristia, kristie, tiny, cristi
finnish
crista, stina, krista, kristi, tiina, ristinkka, kirstin, titta, Kirstein, KIRSTI
german
carsta, stina, christel, christin, krista, stinke, kirstin, Karsta, Nane, Tine, Karstine, KIRSTI, Christl
greenlandic
krista
icelandic
krista, Kirstín
norwegian
stina, christin, kjersti, krista, kristi, stine, stinke, kirstin, KIRSTI
swedish
crista, stina, chrissy, christie, christy, christin, kjersti, krista, kristy, kristi, kristie, stine, kirstin, Kirstein, KIRSTI

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
basque
kistiÑe
bulgarian
kristina, khristina, krastina
croatian
kristina
czech
kristina, kristÝna, kristína
dutch
christina, christine, christien
faroese
kristina, kristin, Christianna, Kristianna, Kristjanna
french
christine, christiane
hawaiian
kilikina
hungarian - magyar
krisztina
italian
cristiana, cristina, cristalia
latin
christiana
latvian
kristina, kristiāna, kristĪna, kristīne
lithuanian
kristina
macedonian
hristina
old norse
christina, kristín
old swedish
christina, kristina, cristina, cristine, Kierstin
polish
krystiana, krystyna
portuguese
cristiana, cristina
romanian
cristina
russian
kristina, khristina
sami - lapps
Kristiinná, Ristiinná
scottish
Cairistìona, Cairistìne, Cairistiòna, Ciorsdan
serbian
kristina, hristina
slovak
kristína
slovene
kristina, kristine, kristin, Kristjana, Kristijana
spanish
cristina
ukrainian
Khrystyna

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

6
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: The number of the 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:

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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