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Meaning and name origin

Criston \c-ris-ton, cr(i)-ston\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Criston is "follower of Christ". Criston is a variant of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus, a girl's name in the Middle Ages that became used as a male name, possibly due to the success of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684), whose hero is called Christian.


Criston has 3 variant forms: Chrestien, Christan, Christiaan.


Criston is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Criston and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Christian (#42). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christian in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Criston is also pronounced similarly to Kristan. Other suggested similar baby names are Carston, Christo, Christof, Christos, Crichton, Cristen, Cristian, Cristino, Cristos, Cristy, Triston and Wriston. Like Criston, these names are not commonly used.