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What does Christine mean?

Christine /chris-ti-ne/ 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.

Associated with: 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.

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.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Christiden, Christima, ..

(male) Chrisdon, Christide, ..

How popular is Christine?

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)

VIEW POPULARITY

Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Christine for girls. Christine reached its top rank of #22 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is currently at #689. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 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, Chrissie, Christa, Christan, Christeen, Christel, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christian (#1611 in 2014), Christiana (#1366), Christiane, Christianna, Christie, Christin, Christina (#326), Christinia, Christy, Crissie, Cristen, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristina (#1016), Cristine, Kirsten (#1295), Kirstin, Kirsty, Krista (#1761), Kristen (#814), Kristin (#1605), Kristina (#779), Kristine, Tinie and Trista. Other forms, like Crystine, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Christine was well-received 34 years ago (average #1067) and has become much reduced since (#1763, 96.3%), with versions such as Chris becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christine, Chris, Chrissie, Christa, Christan in U.S.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christie, Christin, Christina, Christinia, Christy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crissie, Cristen, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristina, Cristine, Kirsten, Kirstin, Kirsty in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krista, Kristen, Kristin, Kristina, Kristine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tinie, Trista in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE CHRISTINE

Christine is alike in pronunciation to Christaine, Christanne, Christiaan, Christienne, Christon, Christyann, Christyn, Chrysten, Chrystyn, Cristyn, Khristin and Khrystyne. Other recommended names are Brittine (see Brittany), Celestine, Charista, Chastin, Chastina, Chastine, Chrisanna, Chrisanne, Chrisie, Chrissta (see Christina), Chrissty (see Christina), Christabel, Christable, Christal, Christalene, Christalin, Christall, Christalle, Christalyn, Christana, Christele, Christell, Christiann (see Christiana), Christianne, Christianni, Christl, Christle, Christleen, Christline, Christmas, Christobel, Christol, Christyl, Chrysta, Chrystabel, Chrystalle, Chrystel, Chrystele, Chrystelle, Chrystian, Chrystie, Chrystobel, Chrystol, Crista, Cristabel, Cristal, Cristalle, Cristelle, Cristian, Cristiana, Cristle, Cristy, Crystena, Crystle, Crystyna, Khristen, Khristian, Khristie, Khristyna, Khrystina (see Khristina), Kirstine, Kristiane and Kristie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Christine.


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