What 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.
(male) Criscon, Cristan, ..
(female) Crisan, Cristha, ..
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)
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), Cristiano (#872), 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 46.4%). Christian has historically been a favorite of parents, although Cristiano appears to be becoming a favorite too. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
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.