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pinWhat does Criston mean?

Criston /cris-ton/ as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Criston is "follower of Christ". Criston is a version, with the suffix -on, of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus.


Criston has 3 variants: Chrestien, Christan and Christiaan.

Criston has 14 more related forms via Christian: Christer, Christie, Christo, Christos, Christy, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristos, Cristy, Krister, Kristian and Kristo.

Kreatif forms: Cristonne, Criton. [more]

pinHow popular is Criston?

Criston is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Criston is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Criston and affiliated names. Christian (#42 the previous year), Cristian (#273), Kristian (#656) and Cristiano (#872) are the popular variation forms of Criston (not ranked). Other forms, like Kristo, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Criston reached its highest about 2 decades ago (usage of 0.62%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.54%, down 12.4%). Christian has historically been a favorite of parents, although Kristian appears to be becoming a favorite too. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christian, Cristian, Cristiano, Kristian in U.S.

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

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Criston is alike in pronunciation to Kristan and Kristien. Other recommended similar baby names are Aristo, Aristos, Bristol, Bristow, Briton, Britton, Carston, Cheston, Chilton, Christof, Christoph, Clifton, Clinton, Colston, Cranston, Crayton, Creighton, Crichton, Crispin, Crispo, Cristobal, Cristofer, Cristofor, Cristoval, Cristovano, Crofton, Kristof, Kristos, Preston, Riston, Tristan, Tristen, Tristin, Triston, Tristyn, Triton and Wriston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Criston.