Kristian - boys name

Kristian name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 84%

Kristian name meaning:

The name Kristian, while traditionally more common as a boy's name, especially in countries like Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, can also be used for girls. For a girl named Kristian, the name carries the same etymological roots as it does for boys, deriving from the Latin name Christianus, meaning "follower of Christ" or "Christian." This origin reflects a spiritual or religious dedication and suggests a connection to Christian faith and values.

For a girl, the name Kristian might be seen as a modern, gender-neutral choice, indicating a sense of strength, individuality, and a break from traditional gender norms. It embodies a blend of heritage and contemporary identity, offering a unique stamp on personality and character. Parents choosing the name Kristian for their daughter might be drawn to its classic roots while appreciating its modern, versatile appeal that crosses traditional gender lines.

Origin: Danish

Variant of Christine: Christian.

Related names

Christine , Kristeena, Kristena, Kristian , Kristiana , Kristiane, Kristianna, Kristianne, Kristyne, Krystiana, Krystianna, Krystina, Krystine, Krystyna , Chesten

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Overall UK ranking: 790 out of 4789

41 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Kristian

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