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What does Criston mean?

Criston \c-ris-ton, cr(i)-ston\ as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Criston is "follower of Christ". Criston is a derivative of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus.


Criston has 3 variants: Chrestien, Christan and Christiaan.

Criston has 21 more related forms via Christian: Chretien, Chris, Christer, Christiano, Christie, Christo, Christos, Christy, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Cristos, Cristy, Kit, Kris, Krister, Kristian, Kristo, Krystian and Krystiano.


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), Chris (#514), Kristian (#656), Cristiano (#872) and Kris are the popular variation forms of Criston (#unlisted). Usage of these boy names reached its highest in the year 1996 (usage of 0.5078%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4405%, down 13.3%), with the versions Chris and Kris becoming less fashionable. Christian (#42), Cristian (#273) and Kristian (#656) are three of the more trendy names for newborns here, with Christian going through a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Similar Names

Criston is alike in pronunciation to Kristan. Other recommended similar baby names are Carston, Christof, Crichton, Triston and Wriston. Like Criston, these names are not frequently used.