Meaning and Name Origin
Cristina \c-risti-na, cr(is)-tina\ as a girls' name is pronounced kree-STEE-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Cristina is "follower of Christ". Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian form of Christina.
Cristina▼ has 39 alternative forms via Christina: Chrisstina, Christena▼, Christia, Christiana▼, Christin▼, Christine▼, Christinea, Christini, Christinia, Christinn, Christinna, Christna, Christyna, Chrystina, Crista, Cristen, Cristena, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristine, Cristiona, Crystena, Crystina, Crystine, Crystyna, Hristina, Khristina, Krisina, Krissina, Kristena, Kristijna, Kristin▼, Kristina▼, Kristine▼, Kristinia, Kristinna, Kristyna and Krystina▼.
Cristina is a very prominent first name for females (#437 out of 4276, Top 10%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#44187 out of 88799, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Cristina for girls. Cristina was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #165 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Cristina and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Cristina are Christina (#326 in 2014), Christine (#689), Kristina (#779), Kristine, Krystina, Kristin, Cristin, Christiana, Christin and Christena. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in the year 1990 and are now much less widespread, with forms such as Cristina, Kristina, Christina, Christine and Kristine falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Cristina▼ is pronounced similarly to Christana and Krisztina. Other suggested similar baby names are Crispina, Cristian, Cristiana, Cristianna, Cristyn, Crystin and Tristina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cristina.