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karsten

FORM OF:
christian
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
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old danishold danish
  • old swedishold swedish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
christian, carsten, kristian, christen, kresten, kristen, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Chrestian, Krestian, Christiern, Kristiern, Kartin
finnish
christian, carsten, kristian, krystian, cristian, kristiaani, kristjan, risjaan, risjaani, ristiaan, ristiaani, ristian, ristjan
german
christian, carsten, kristian
greenlandic
christian, carsten, kristian, Karistiaat, Kajistiaat, Kalistiaat
norwegian
christian, carsten, kristian, christen, kristen, krystian, cristian, kristjan, Kristiern
old danish
christian, carsten, Christiern
old swedish
carsten, Christiern, Kasten
swedish
christian, carsten, kristian, krystian, cristian, 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
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
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
old swedish
christina, kristina, cristina, cristine, Kierstin
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
greenlandic
Kalaarni
norwegian
christer, krister, stinus, stines, Kristan, Crister
old swedish
christer
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
galician
cristian
georgian
k’ristian
hungarian - magyar
krisztiÁn
icelandic
christian, kristian, kristinn, kristján
irish
Croistan
italian
christian, cristiano, cristian, cristino
latin
christianus
latvian
krišjānis, Kristers, Kristiāns
lithuanian
kristijonas
macedonian
kristijan, hristijan
old norse
christian
polish
krystian
portuguese
cristiano
romanian
cristian
serbian
kristijan
slovene
kristijan, kristjan, Krstan
spanish
cristiÁn
ukrainian
kristian, khrystyyan

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

7
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: The number of the 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:

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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Notable people and personalities​

Karsten MÜller (born 1970) German Chess Grandmaster And Author
Karsten Solheim (1911–2000) Norwegian-american Golf Club Designer And Businessman