What does Kristian mean?
Kristian \k-ris-tian, kr(i)-stian\ 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 24 more different forms via Christian: Chrestien, Chretien, Chris▼, Christan, Christer, Christiaan, Christiano, Christie, Christo, Christos, Christy, Cristen, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Criston, Cristos, Cristy, Kit, Kris▼, Krister, Kristo, Krystian and Krystiano.
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 Chris (#514 last year), Christian (#42), Cristian (#273), Cristiano (#872) and Kris. These boy names reached the top of their popularity in the year 1996 (usage of 0.5078%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.4405%, down 13.3%), with the versions Chris and Kris becoming less stylish. Christian (#42), Cristian (#273) and Kristian (#656) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list, and there is also a rebound in baby name usage for Christian. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Tristian. Like Kristian, this name is not frequently used.