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What does Chretien mean?

Chretien Pronunciation of Chretien [chre-tien] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Chretien is "follower of Christ". Chretien is an alternate spelling of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus.

Associated with: follower (servant).


2 relations via Christian: Chrestien and Christie.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Chretien Gionni (C.G.), ..

How popular is Chretien?

Chretien is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#18278 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Chretien (not ranked) are Christian (#43 in recent rankings) and Christie. Adoption of these relations of Chretien was common among parents 2 decades ago (median #1012) and is somewhat lower today (#1021, 49% less usage). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christian, Christie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adrien, Arien, Barten, Bastien, Brenden, Brennen, Brenten, Cajetan, Carden, Cardin, Carlssen (see Carlsen), Carmen, Carter, Cartier, Chaddie, Champion, Chaniel, Chantrey, Charleton, Charlton, Charpentier, Chasen, Cheney, Cheslea (see Chesley), Chesley, Chesney, Chesnie, Chessie, Chet, Chetwen (see Chetwin), Chetwin, Chetwyn, Chetwynn, Cheyne, Chilton, Chris, Christan, Chrystian, Ciprien, Colten, Corben, Corbie, Corbin, Coree (see Corey), Coren, Corin, Cortes, Cortez, Cortney, Corwinn (see Corwin), Coryden, Craven, Creed, Creedon, Creik, Crepin, Crewe, Currie, Currier, Curtice, Darrien, Donatien, Dorien, Dorrien, Faebien, Freen, Gorten, Gratien, Kristien, Lorenzen, Marsten, Morten, Shelden, Thursten and Torsten. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chretien.

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