Meaning:follower of christ


Pronunciation:kris teen

Variations:Christeen, Christene, Kristine

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About Christine

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Christine is a wonderful traditional name that is very customisable with lots of nickname options. This is a great choice for parents who want a name that is fairly flexible.

Detailed Meaning

Christine is the feminine version of the name Christian, which means ‘follower of Christ’. The name is often subject to variation and adaptation – Chris, Chrissy, Kirsty, Kristen and Kristine all bear links to the name Christine.

Famous People With This Name

Christine Baranski is an American actress and is currently on the show “The Good Fight.” Christin Anu is an Australian singer and actress. Christine Bleakley is an Irish television presenter.

Possible Nicknames

Nickname options for Christine include Chris, Chrissy/Chrissi and Christy/Kristy.

Related Names

Christine can also be spelt Christeen, Christene and Kristine.

Stories Featuring This Name

Christine Daaé is the main character of the opera, “The Phantom of the Opera.” Christine Mulgrew is a character on the BBC show, “Waterloo Road.” Christine Appleby is a character on the British soap opera, “Coronation Street.”

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