Christian Name Meaning & Origin

Christian

Pronunciation: KRIS-tchin (key)

Origin of the name Christian:

Derived from the Latin christiānus (a Christian, a follower of Christ), which is from the Greek christianos (a Christian, a follower of Christ). Short: Chris

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Carsten, Chris, Kristian, Cristian

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Nicknames for Christian

Chris, Kit, Ian, C, CJ

Meanings and history of the name Christian

Follower of Christ

Famous real-life people named Christian

Christian Weston Chandler, notorious web comic book artist and internet laughingstock
Christian Slater, Actor
Christian Bale, Actor
Christian Dior, fashion designer
Christian "CC" Coma, drummer for the band Black Veil Brides
Christian Ponder, Minnesota Vikings quarterback
Christian Novelli (@touchtheskyfilms)- American internet personality
Christian Collins, Youtuber, Vine Star
Christian Kane, Actor and musician

Christian in song, story & screen

"Christian's Inferno", song by Green Day
Christian Grey, character in the "Fifty Shades" trilogy by E.L. James
Christian, everyman protagonist in John Bunyan's influential allegory The Pilgrim's Progress

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