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Kierston

FORM OF:
kierstin
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

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
christiana, christabel, christina, christine, kristina, krystina, kristeen, khristina, christabella, christabelle, christobel, kiersten, cristen, kirsten, kristen, kristin, krysten, kyrsten, kristinia, Kierstin, krystine
MASCULINE
english
christian, kristen
PET & SHORT FORM
english
crista, christa, chrissie, chrissy, christie, christy, krista, kristy, kristi, kristia, kristie, tiny, cristi

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
basque
kistiÑe
bulgarian
kristina, khristina, krastina
croatian
kristina
czech
kristina, kristÝna, kristína
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
dutch
christina, christine, christien
faroese
kristina, kristin, Christianna, Kristianna, Kristjanna
finnish
christiana, christina, christine, kristina, christiane, krystyna, kerstin, kjerstin, cristina, kirsten, kristin, cristine, kristiina, ristiina, ristiinä, ristina, ristinä, kersti, stiina, Kristiana, Kirstine, Christianne
french
christine, christiane
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
hawaiian
kilikina
hungarian - magyar
krisztina
icelandic
christina, christine, kirsten, kristin, kristín, stína, Kristíana, Kristjana, Kristíanna
italian
cristiana, cristina, cristalia
latin
christiana
latvian
kristina, kristiāna, kristĪna, kristīne
lithuanian
kristina
macedonian
hristina
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 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
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
ukrainian
Khrystyna

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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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​

Kierston Wareing (born 1976), British actress