What does Christine mean?
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.
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▼.Creative forms:
(female) Christice, Christiden, ..
(male) Chrisdon, Christide, .. Middle name pairings:
Christine Amal (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)
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 #793. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.