Meaning and name origin
Christiane \ch-ristia-ne, chr(is)-tiane\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christiane is "follower of Christ". Christiane is a variant of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus. Also a variant of Christiana (Latin): medieval learned feminine form of Christian. Christiane is also used as a variant of Christina (Latin).
Christiane is a very popular first name for females (#1943 out of 4276, Top 45%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Christiane and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Christina (#326), Kristian, Christiana and Christian. (2014 statistics).
Christiane is also pronounced similarly to Kristiane. Other suggested similar baby names are Chrisstine, Christaine, Christan, Christana, Christanne, Christene▼, Christia, Christiaan, Christianna, Christianni, Christie▼, Christienne, Christin▼, Christine▼, Christinea, Christini, Christinie, Christinn, Christinna, Christline, Christyann, Christyne, Chrystine, Cristiana and Cristine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Christiane.