What does Kristian mean?
Kristian /kris-t-ian/ as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Kristian) is pronounced KRIS-t'-yun. It is of Scandinavian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Kristian is "follower of Christ". Variant of Christian.
How popular is Kristian?
Kristian is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#88461 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Kristian for boys. Kristian entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #385 in the U.S. in 1996, and is currently at #656. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kristian and associated names. Popular varying forms of Kristian (#656 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Christian (#42 last year), Cristian (#273) and Cristiano (#872). These relations of Kristian reached the top of their popularity about 2 decades ago (average #384) and are almost as popular today (#460, down 12.4%). Christian is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Cristian has gained in popularity over time.
Thinking of names?
Kristian▲ is pronounced similarly to Chrystian. Other suggested similar baby names are Aristide, Aristio, Bastian, Brittan, Crispian, Crispin, Drostan, Kilian, Killian▲, Krispin, Kristof, Kristofel, Kristofer▼, Kristoff, Kristofor, Kristos, Krystof, Tristam, Tristan▲, Tristen▲, Tristian▼, Tristin▼, Triston▼, Tristram, Tristyn, Trystan▼ and Wriston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kristian.