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cristian

FORM OF:
christian, cristiano
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. Christian in the 17th and 18th centuries was a popular 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 of 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 was named the bishop of Clogher, in Ireland.
KEYWORDS:
RELIGION (SAINTS) / RELIGION (BISHOPS)

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • finnishfinnish
  • galiciangalician
  • italianitalian
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • romanianromanian
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, christen, kresten, kristen, krystian, kristjan, Chrestian, Krestian, Christiern, Kristiern, Kartin
finnish
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, krystian, kristiaani, kristjan, risjaan, risjaani, ristiaan, ristiaani, ristian, ristjan
italian
christian, cristiano, cristino
norwegian
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, christen, kristen, krystian, kristjan, Kristiern
swedish
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, krystian, kristjan, Christiern, Kristiern, Kasten
FEMININE
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
finnish
christiana, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, krystyna, kerstin, kjerstin, cristina, kirsten, kristin, cristine, kristiina, ristiina, ristiinä, ristina, ristinä, kersti, stiina, Kristiana, Kirstine, Christianne
italian
cristiana, cristina, cristalia
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
romanian
cristina
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
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
christer, christie, krister, stinus
finnish
christer, krister, Kristan, Crister
norwegian
christer, krister, stinus, stines, Kristan, Crister
swedish
christer, christi, christie, krister, stinus, Kristan, Crister, Krester

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
bulgarian
kristian, kristiyan, khristiyan
catalan
Cristià
croatian
kristijan
czech
Křišťan
dutch
christiaan, christijn
english
christian, kristen
estonian
kristjan
faroese
christian, kristian, kristjan, Karstin, Kartni, Kartin
french
christian, chrÉtien
georgian
k’ristian
german
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian
greenlandic
christian, carsten, karsten, kristian, Karistiaat, Kajistiaat, Kalistiaat
hungarian - magyar
krisztiÁn
icelandic
christian, kristian, kristinn, kristján
irish
Croistan
latin
christianus
latvian
krišjānis, Kristers, Kristiāns
lithuanian
kristijonas
macedonian
kristijan, hristijan
old danish
christian, carsten, karsten, Christiern
old norse
christian
old swedish
carsten, karsten, Christiern, Kasten
polish
krystian
portuguese
cristiano
serbian
kristijan
slovene
kristijan, kristjan, Krstan
spanish
cristiÁn
ukrainian
kristian, khrystyyan

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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3
Numerological Values:
3

Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.

Chakra Number:
3: The number of the Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"

Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.

Color meaning:

The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.

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Notable people and personalities​

Cristian Antonio Agnelli, Italian Footballer
Cristian Brocchi, Italian Footballer
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Cristian Casoli, Italian Volleyball Player
Cristian Chivu (born 1980) Romanian Footballer
Cristian Daniel Ledesma (born 1982), Argentine Footballer
Cristian Llama, Argentine Footballer
Cristian Machado, Brazilian Singer
Cristian Molinaro, Italian Footballer
Cristian Moreni, Italian Cyclist
Cristian Mungiu, Romanian Film Director And Screenwriter
Cristian Nasuti, Argentine Footballer
Cristian Raimondi, Italian Footballer
Cristian Raul Ledesma, Argentine Footballer
Cristian Rodríguez, Uruguayan Footballer
Cristian Sanavia, Italian Boxer
Cristian Saunas, Romanian Rugby Player
Cristian Savani, Italian Volleyball Player
Cristian Sebastián Cejas, Argentine Footballer
Cristian Servidei, Italian Footballer
Cristian Silvestri Italian Footballer
Cristian Stellini, Italian Footballer
Cristian Stoica, Romanian Rugby Union
Cristian Zaccardo, Italian Footballer
Cristian Zenoni, Italian Footballer
Cristian Zorzi, Italian Cross-country Skier