Meaning:follower of christ


Pronunciation:kris ti en

Variations:Christian, Kristian, Krystian, Christien

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Christian is a traditional religious name that has remained a popular boy’s nam throughout history.

Detailed Meaning

Christian is a unisex name which literally means ‘follower of Christ’. Incidentally, the name ‘Christ’  is a translation of the Hebrew term ‘Messiah’, meaning ‘anointed.’

Famous People With This Name

Christian Bale is a British actor best known for his role as Batman in the “Dark Knight” series. Christian Louboutin is a French shoe designer famous for making all of his shoes with a red sole. Christian Dior is a French fashion designer and one of the top fashion houses in the world.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nickname options for Christian include Chris or Chrissy.

Related Names

Christian can also be spelt Christian, Christien, Kristian and Krystian. A related name is Chris.

Stories Featuring This Name

Christian Shephard is a character in the television series, “Lost.” Christian is a character in Diana Wynne Jones’ novel, “Black Maria.” Christian Troy is a character in the television show “Nip/Tuck.”

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