Meaning and name origin
Kristian \k-ris-tian, kr(i)-stian\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 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 the baby name popularity of the name Kristian for boys. Kristian reached its highest rank of #385 in the U.S. in 1996. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kristian and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Christian (#42) and Kristian (#656). (2014 statistics).