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What does Christina mean?

Christina Pronunciation of Christina [christi-na] as a girls' name is pronounced kris-TEEN-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christina is "follower of Christ". Simplified form of Christiana, feminine of Christianus (see Christian), or a Latin form of Middle English Christin "Christian" (Old English "christen", from Latin). See also Christabel. Christine and Christiane are French. Queen Cristina of Sweden; poet Christina Rossetti; tennis celebrity Chris Evert; model Christie Brinkley; pop singer Christina Aguilera; actress Christina Ricci.

Associated with: old, queen.


Christina has 117 variants: Chris, Chrissa, Chrissie, Chrissta, Chrisstan, Chrissti, Chrisstie, Chrisstina, Chrissty, Chrissy, Christa, Christain, Christan, Christanna, Christeen, Christeena, Christel, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christia, Christian, Christiana, Christiane, Christianna, Christie, Christin, Christine, Christinea, Christini, Christinia, Christinn, Christinna, Christmar, Christna, Christy, Christyna, Chrystal, Chrystalle, Chrystee, Chrystel, Chrystelle, Chrystina, Chrystle, Chrystyna, Cris, Crissey, Crissie, Crissy, Crista, Cristal, Cristel, Cristelle, Cristen, Cristena, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristina, Cristine, Cristiona, Cristy, Crysta, Crystal, Crystena, Crystene, Crystie, Crystina, Crystine, Crystyna, Hristina, Ina, Khristeen, Khristena, Khristina, Khristine, Khristya, Khrystyna, Kirsten, Kirstie, Kirstin, Kit, Kris, Krisina, Krissina, Krissy, Krista, Kristeen, Kristeena, Kristel, Kristen, Kristena, Kristi, Kristijna, Kristin, Kristina, Kristine, Kristinia, Kristinna, Kristy, Kristyna, Krysta, Krystal, Krystia, Krystina, Krystka, Krystle, Krystyna, Stina, Teena, Teyna, Tina, Tinah, Tine, Tineke and Tiny.

28 more relations via Christabel, Christian, Christiana, Christiane, Christie, Christin, Christine: Chrisstine, Christaine, Christanne, Christey, Christiaan, Christiann, Christianne, Christianni, Christienne, Christinie, Christon, Christyann, Christyn, Christyne, Chrysten, Chrystian, Chrystie, Chrystine, Chrystyn, Cristian, Cristiana, Cristianna, Cristyn, Crystin, Khristanna, Khristian, Khristie and Kristiana.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Christina?

Christina is a very prominent first name for women (#70 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#20468 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Christina reached its apex rank of #16 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is at #333 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Christina (#333 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Chris, Chrissie, Chrissy, Christa, Christan, Christeen, Christel, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christian (#1694 the previous year), Christiana (#1274), Christiane, Christianna, Christie, Christin, Christine (#793), Christinia, Christy, Chrystal, Cris, Crissie, Crissy, Crista, Cristal (#1981), Cristen, Cristi, Cristian, Cristie, Cristin, Cristina (#1101), Cristine, Cristy, Crysta, Crystal (#550), Ina, Kirsten (#1736), Kirstie, Kirstin, Kit, Kris, Krissy, Krista (#1697), Kristel, Kristen (#888), Kristi, Kristiana, Kristin (#1871), Kristina (#742), Kristine, Kristy, Krysta, Krystal (#1129), Krystina, Krystle, Krystyna, Stina, Teena, Tina (#1466) and Tiny. Other forms, like Khristie, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Christina was well-received among parents 4 decades ago (usage of 5.6%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.2%, 97% less), with versions like Chris becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christina, Chris, Chrissie, Chrissy, Christa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christan, Christeen, Christel, Christen, Christena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christene, Christi, Christian, Christiana, Christiane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christianna, Christie, Christin, Christine, Christinia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christy, Chrystal, Cris, Crissie, Crissy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crista, Cristal, Cristen, Cristi, Cristian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristie, Cristin, Cristina, Cristine, Cristy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crysta, Crystal, Ina, Kirsten, Kirstie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kirstin, Kit, Kris, Krissy, Krista in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristel, Kristen, Kristi, Kristiana, Kristin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristina, Kristine, Kristy, Krysta, Krystal in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krystina, Krystle, Krystyna, Teena, Tina, Tiny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christina, Christin, Christine, Kirsten, Kristina, Stina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Christina is pronounced similarly to Christana, Khristyana, Khristyna, Khrystina and Krisztina. Other recommended names are Brittina, Carisia, Celestina, Charista, Chasina, Chastin, Chastina, Chastine, Chiarina, Chrisanna, Chrisanne, Chrisanta, Chriselda, Chrisie, Chrissanta (see Crisanta), Christable, Christal, Christalene, Christalin, Christall, Christalle, Christalyn, Christele, Christell, Christella, Christelle, Christl, Christle, Christleen, Christline, Christmas, Christobel, Christol, Christyl, Chrysta, Chrystalla, Chrystele, Chrystol, Cressida, Crisanna, Crispina, Cristella, Cristianne (see Christian), Cristle, Crystalina, Khrista, Khristen, Khristin, Shastina, Trissina (see Tricia), Tristana, Tristin and Tristina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Christina.

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