Name Christen Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Christen

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Christen is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Christen thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Christen?

Christen is a Nordic short form of the name Christian. Besides, Christen is an English feminine name and a variant of the name Kristin. All these given names derived from the Latin name Christianus (from Latin “christianus sum” = I am a Christ) and are of ancient Greek origin (Christós/Χριστός).

What does the name Christen mean?

Christen means “a Christian“ or “follower of Christ” and “anointed” or “messiah” (from ancient Greek “khrístós/χρίστός” = anointed one or “khrío/χρίω” = to anoint, originally from Hebrew “mashíakh/מָשִׁיחַ” = anointed/messiah).

Pronunciation of Christen

Variants of the name Christen

Kristen

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Popularity of the name Christen

The name Christen is ranked #11261 overall.

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