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What does Christine mean?

Christine Pronunciation of Christine [chris-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.

Associated with: 19th century.


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.

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.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Christine Areli (C.A.), ..

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)

Christine reached its top rank of #22 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is currently at #793. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Christine (#793 in 2015) are Chris, Chrissie, Christa, Christan, Christeen, Christel, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christian (#1694 in 2015), Christiana (#1274), Christiane, Christianna, Christie, Christin, Christina (#333), Christinia, Christy, Crissie, Cristen, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristina (#1101), Cristine, Kirsten (#1736), Kirstin, Kirsty, Krista (#1697), Kristen (#888), Kristin (#1871), Kristina (#742), Kristine, Tinie and Trista. Other forms, like Crystine, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Christine was well-received 35 years ago (average #1067) and has become much reduced since (#1787, 96.5%), 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.