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pinWhat 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.


Kristian has 3 variants: Krist, Kristan and Kristien.

Kristian has 12 more different relations via Christian: Christan, Christiaan, Christiano, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Criston, Krister, Kristo, Krystian and Krystiano.

Kreatif forms: Korstian, Kristiannu, Kristianny. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kristian name in U.S.

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

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.

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

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

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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.