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What does Christine mean?

Christine \ch-risti-ne, chr(is)-tine\ as a girls' name is pronounced kris-TEEN. It is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Christine is "follower of Christ". Originally a French form of Christina used as an English name since the 19th century.


Variations

Christine has 34 variants: Chris, Chrissa, Chrissie, Chrisstine, Christa, Christeen, Christelle, Christen, Christene, Christi, Christie, Christinie, Christy, Christyne, Chrystine, Cristine, Crystin, Khristine, Kine, Kirstin, Kirsty, Kristain, Kristaine, Kristeen, Kristen, Kristene, Kristin, Kristine, Kristyne, Kryssi, Krystene, Krystine, Krystyne and Tinie.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Kirsten, Krista and Trista.

Christine has 44 more alternative forms via Christina: Chrisstan, Chrissti, Chrisstie, Chrisstina, Christain, Christan, Christanna, Christeena, Christel, Christena, Christia, Christian, Christiana, Christiane, Christianna, Christin, Christinea, Christini, Christinia, Christinn, Christinna, Christmar, Christna, Christyna, Chrystee, Chrystina, Chrystle, Chrystyna, Crissie, Cristen, Cristena, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristina, Cristiona, Crystene, Crystie, Crystina, Crystine, Hristina, Khristena, Khristina and Kristina.


Popularity

Christine is a very popular first name for women (#43 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#16074 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Christine for girls. Christine reached its top rank of #22 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is currently at #689. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christine name in U.S.

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

Prominent related forms of Christine (#689 in 2014) are Chris, Christa, Christeen, Christel, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christian, Christiana, Christie, Christin, Christina (#326 in 2014), Christy, Cristin, Cristina, Kirsten, Kirstin, Kirsty, Krista, Kristen (#814), Kristin, Kristina (#779), Kristine and Trista. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5039%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0535%, down 89.4%), with versions such as Christina, Cristina, Kirsten, Kristen and Kristina becoming somewhat dated. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Christine and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chris, Christa, Christeen, Christel, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christian, Christiana in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christie, Christin, Christina, Christine, Christy, Cristin, Cristina, Kirsten, Kirstin, Krista in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kristen, Kristin, Kristina, Kristine, Trista in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Christine is alike in pronunciation to Christaine, Christanne, Christienne, Christon, Christyn and Khristin. Other recommended similar baby names are Christana, Christele, Christiann, Christianne, Christle, Christline and Chrystie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Christine.

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