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What does Criston mean?

Criston Pronunciation of Criston [criston] as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Criston is "follower of Christ". Criston is a version of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus.

Associated with: follower (servant).


Criston has 3 variants: Chrestien, Christan and Christiaan.

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

Creative forms:
(male) Crisco, Criscon, ..

(female) Crisan, Cristha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Criston Dangelo (C.D.), ..

How 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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Christian (#43 the previous year), Cristian (#270), Kristian (#677), Cristiano (#841), Christos, Christie, Christiaan and Christy are the popular variation forms of Criston (not ranked). Other forms, like Cristy, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Criston reached its highest 2 decades ago (usage of 1%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.5%, down 47.7%). Christian has historically been a favorite of parents, although Cristiano appears to be becoming a favorite too. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Criston is alike in pronunciation to Kristan and Kristien. Other recommended 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 (see Cristofer), 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.

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