What does Christiaan mean?
Christiaan [chris-ti-aan] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Christiaan) is a Latin name, and the name Christiaan means "follower of Christ". Christiaan is an alternate form of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus.
Associated with: follower (servant).
(female) Middle name pairings:
Christiaan Tremaine (C.T.), ..
How popular is Christiaan?
Christiaan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Christiaan is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Christiaan was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1998 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Christiaan are Christian (#43 in 2015), Christie, Cristian (#270), Cristiano (#841) and Kristian (#677). Other forms, like Christiano, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Christiaan reached its peak 2 decades ago (median #1089) and is somewhat less today (#971, ▼47.7%). Cristiano is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this compilation.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Carston, Chretien, Christer, Christmas, Christo, Christof, Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoph, Christophe▼, Christopher▼, Christos, Christy, Chrystian, Crispian, Crispin, Cristen, Cristino, Cristobal, Cristofer, Cristofor (see Cristofer), Cristos, Cristoval, Cristovano, Cristy, Kristan, Kristien, Krystian, Tristan▲, Tristian and Tristin▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Christiaan.See names in meaning and etymology.