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Kristian (girl)

What does Kristian mean?

Kristian Pronunciation of Kristian [kris-t-ian] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Kristian) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Kristian is "follower of Christ". Kristian is an alternate form of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus. Kristian is also a form of Kristen (Latin). Kristian is also used as a form of Kristine (Latin).


Kristian has 6 variants: Christiane, Christianne, Chrystian, Cristian, Cristianne and Khristian.

26 more related forms via Christian, Kristen, Kristine: Christiaan, Christiana, Cristiana, Cristianna, Khristin, Krissie, Krista, Kristan, Kristeen, Kristel, Kristi, Kristien, Kristienne, Kristijna, Kristin, Kristina, Kristyn, Kristyna, Krisztina, Krysia, Krysta, Krysten, Krystin, Krystine, Krystyn and Krystynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Kristka, Kristna, ..

(male) Kriskin, Krislan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kristian Brandi (K.B.), ..

How popular is Kristian?

Kristian is a very popular first name for women (#2030 out of 4276, Top 47%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#88461 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kristian was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #629 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Kristian appearing in the Top 2000 are Christian (#1694 in 2015), Christiana (#1274), Christiane, Cristian, Krista (#1697), Kristan, Kristel, Kristen (#888), Kristi, Kristin (#1871), Kristina (#742), Kristine, Kristyn, Krysta, Krysten and Krystin. These forms of Kristian were at the peak of their popularity in the 1980s (adoption of 1.8%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.1%, down 97%), with forms such as Kristina becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristian, Christian, Christiana, Christiane, Cristian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krista, Kristan, Kristel, Kristen, Kristi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristin, Kristina, Kristine, Kristyn, Krysta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krysten, Krystin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kristian is alike in pronunciation to Christiann, Kristiane, Kristiann, Kristianne, Kristiannhe and Krystianne. Other suggested similar names are Arista, Brittiani (see Brittany), Brittiany, Christan, Christia, Christin, Cristie, Cristine, Cristiona, Cristyn, Karsten, Kersten, Kerstin, Khrista, Khristen, Khristena (see Christina), Khristina, Khristy, Khristyana (see Khristina), Khristyna, Khrystal, Khrystianne (see Christiana), Khrystina (see Khristina), Khrystyn, Kirsteen, Kirsti, Kirstine, Kirstyn, Kjerstin, Krisi, Krisia, Krisina, Krissina, Kristain, Kristal, Kristale (see Crystal), Kristalee, Kristaline, Kristall, Kristeena, Kristella, Kristelle, Kristene, Kristey, Kristiana, Kristie, Kristinia, Kristl (see Crystal), Kristol, Kristy, Kristyne, Krystah, Krystalin, Krystee, Krystel, Krystia, Krystianna, Krystie, Krystil, Krystka (see Christina), Krystle, Krystlea, Krystyiana (see Christiana), Krystyl (see Crystal), Kyrstin, Trista, Tristan, Tristen and Tristina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kristian.

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