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What does Cristian mean?

Cristian Pronunciation of Cristian [cris-t-ian] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Cristian) is pronounced KRIS-tien. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Cristian is "follower of Christ". See also Christian.

Associated with: follower (servant).


Cristian has 1 variant: Chrystian.

14 more related forms via Christian: Chrestien, Christan, Christiaan, Christiano, Christie, Cristen, Cristiano, Cristino, Criston, Cristos, Cristy, Kristian, Krystian and Krystiano.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Cristian?

Cristian is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#64750 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Cristian was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #127 in the U.S. in 1995, and is at #270 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Cristian (#270 in recent rankings) are Christian (#43 in recent rankings), Kristian (#677), Cristiano (#841), Krystian, Christiaan and Christie. Usage of these relations of Cristian was widespread in 1996 (adoption of 1.02%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.53%, 48%). Christian is more widely used than the rest, although Cristiano seems to be becoming a favorite too.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristian, Krystian in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aristide, Aristio, Bastian, Brittan, Carston, Caspian, Cassian, Christer, Christmas, Christo, Christof, Christoph, Christos, Christy, Cillian, Crespin, Crichton, Crispian, Crispin, Crispino, Crisspin (see Crispin), Cristobal, Cristofer, Cristofor (see Cristofer), Cristoval, Cristovano, Drostan, Krispin, Kristan, Kristien, Tristam, Tristan, Tristen, Tristian, Tristin, Triston, Tristram, Tristyn, Trystan and Wriston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cristian.

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