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What does Christan mean?

Christan Pronunciation of Christan [chris-tan] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Christan) is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Christan is "follower of Christ". Christan is an alternate form of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus.

ASSOCIATED WITH follower (servant)


VARIANTS Criston, Christiaan, Chrestien

OTHER FORMS VIA CHRISTIAN Chris, Christer, Christiano, Christie, Christo, Christos, Christy, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristos, Cristy, Kristian



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How popular is Christan?

Christan is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#69428 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Christan (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Christian (#43 VIA LATEST LIST), Cristian (#270), Chris (#507), Kristian (#677), Cristiano (#841), Christos, Christiaan, Christie and Christy. These relations of Christan were popular as baby names 19 years ago (ADOPTION OF 1%) and are somewhat less popular today (ADOPTION 0.6%, 46%), with the version Chris becoming somewhat outmoded. Cristiano is the most trendy boy name among these. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christy, Cristian, Cristiano, Kristian in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Christan is pronounced similarly to Kristan. Other suggested similar names are Brittan, Carsan, Carston, Cheston, Chilton, Chriss, Christmas, Christof, Christofer, Christoph, Christophe, Chrystian, Crichton, Crispian, Crispin, Cristobal, Cristoval, Cristovano, Drostan, Thorstan, Thurstan, Tristam, Tristan, Tristen, Tristian, Tristin, Triston, Tristyn, Trystan and Wriston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Christan.

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