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What does Christiana mean?

Christiana Pronunciation of Christiana [chris-tiana] as a girls' name is pronounced kris-tee-AN-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christiana is "follower of Christ". Medieval learned feminine form of Christian. As a recent revival, it is used as an elaborated form of Christina. It is also sometimes spelled Christianna under the influence of Anna.

Associated with: medieval, learned (wisdom).


Christiana has 20 variants: Christiane, Christiann, Christianna, Christianne, Christianni, Christienne, Christyann, Cristiana, Khristanna, Khrystianne, Kristiana, Kristiann, Kristianna, Kristianne, Kristiannhe, Krystiana, Krystianne, Krystyiana, Tiahna and Tiana.

48 more different relations via Anna, Christian, Christianna, Christina: Chrisstan, Chrisstina, Christa, Christain, Christan, Christanna, Christeen, Christeena, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christia, Christiaan, Christian, Christie, Christin, Christina, Christine, Christinea, Christini, Christinia, Christinn, Christinna, Christmar, Christna, Christyna, Chrystian, Chrystina, Chrystyna, Cristena, Cristian, Cristianna, Cristianne, Cristin, Cristina, Cristine, Cristiona, Crystina, Hristina, Khristena, Khristian, Khristina, Khristine, Kristian, Kristijna, Kristina and Kristinna.

Creative forms:
(female) Christiala, ..

(male) Christiain, ..

Middle name pairings:
Christiana Amayah (C.A.), ..

How popular is Christiana?

Christiana is a very prominent first name for women (#1816 out of 4276, Top 42%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#28888 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Christiana reached its top rank of #699 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is currently at #1274. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christiana name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christiana outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Anna (#44 a year ago), Christa, Christan, Christeen, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christian (#1694), Christiane, Christianna, Christie, Christin, Christina (#333), Christine (#793), Christinia, Cristian, Cristin, Cristina (#1101), Cristine, Kristian, Kristiana, Kristina (#742) and Tiana (#604) are the popular alternative forms of Christiana (#1274 a year ago). Other forms, like Christyna, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Christiana was at its peak a century ago (adoption of 7.9%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.55%, 93% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christiana, Anna, Christa, Christan, Christeen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christiane, Christianna, Christie, Christin, Christina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christine, Christinia, Cristian, Cristin, Cristina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristine, Kristian, Kristiana, Kristina, Tiana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anna, Christin, Christina, Christine, Kristina, Tiana outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bastiana, Brittiani (see Brittany), Brittiany, Caroliana, Celestijna, Celestina, Charista, Chasina, Chiana, Chiarina, Chriselda, Chrissanta (see Crisanta), Chrissie, Chrisstie (see Christina), Chrissty (see Christina), Christaine, Christalin, Christall, Christalle, Christana, Christell, Christella, Christinie (see Christine), Christle, Christline, Christmas, Christobel, Christol, Christon, Christy, Christyl, Christyn, Chrysilla, Chrystabel, Chrystalynn, Chrystel, Chrystelle, Chrystol, Chrystyn, Cipriana, Corisanda, Crisanna, Crisiant, Crista, Cristalle, Cristalyn, Cristella, Cristi, Cristy, Crystal, Crystalann, Crystalina, Crystene, Gratiana, Khristal, Khristeen (see Christina), Khristen, Khristie, Khristya (see Christina), Khrystyna, Krisina, Kristan, Kristena, Kristin, Kristine, Kristinia, Krisztina, Krystina, Sebastiana, Tiatiana, Trishana, Trissina (see Tricia), Tristan, Tristana and Tristin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Christiana.

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