Name Christian

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Christian

Christian is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Christian

Christian derived from the Latin name Christianus (from Latin “christianus sum” = I am a Christ) and is of ancient Greek origin (from Christós / Χριστός).

Meaning of Christian

Christian 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 Christian

Variants of the name Christian

Christiaan Cristian Kristiaan Kristian

Christian in the categories

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Name Statistic: Christian is ranked #1201 overall ↑ 17

  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 196 ↓ -33
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 378 ↓ -6
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 452 ↓ -19
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 652 ↓↓ -180
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 813 ↑ 57
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 830 ↓ -49
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 935 ↓ -26
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1014 ↓ -43
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1030 ↑ 45
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1119 ↑ 23
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 1278 ↓ -54
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1423 ↓↓ -108
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1558 ↓ -36
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1622 ↓↓ -175
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1983 ↓ -47
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2482 ↑ 83
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3238 ↓↓ -134
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3562 ↓↓ -305
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8828 ↑↑ 173

Christian in the Top 50 Names

Name Christian

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