Usage: Christina, of latin origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Christina are in general originating from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Variants: For another variant of the name Christina across the world, see Christiana.
Meaning: Follower of Christ, Christ-bearer
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 11.
Qualities: Charismatic, Inspiring
Ruling planet: Moon
Colors: Green, Cream
Gemstones: Pearl, Jade, Moonstone
The name Christina is ranked on the 130th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 4102500 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.057% of the population. The name Christina has nine characters. It means that it is relatively long-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Christina for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Christina is 12 November.
History and Origin
- Christina Simplified form of Latin Christiana, feminine form of Christianus (see Christian), or a Latinized form of Middle English Christin 'Christian' (Old English christen, from Latin). SHORT FORMS: Chris, Tina.
English: simplified form of Latin Christiāna, feminine of Christiānus (see Christian), or a Latinized form of Middle English Christin ‘Christian’ (Old English christen, from Latin).
Cognates: Scottish Gaelic: Cairistìona, Cairistìne. Irish Gaelic: Crístíona. Italian, Spanish, Portuguese: Cristina. Polish: Krystyna.
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13 June 2015
Christina also means "Anointed One"