Christina (given name)

Christina or Cristina is a feminine given name. It is a simplified form of the Latin Christiana, and a feminine form of Christianus or a Latinized form of the Middle English Christin 'Christian' (Old English christen, from Latin).[1] Short forms include Chris and Tina. The name is ultimately derived from the original Greek form of the name Χριστίνα.

Christina
Pronunciation/krɪˈstnə/ kri-STEEN
GenderFemale
Origin
Word/nameAncient Greek, used to translate Hebrew
Meaningfollower of Christ
Other names
Related namesΧριστίνα ,Krisstina, Cristina, Kristina, Kristine, Christine, Christian, Chris, Christopher, Kristyna, Kristen, Krista, Christa, Crista, Christabelle

Variant formsEdit

Alternative forms of the name, including spelling variations, nicknames and diminutive forms, include:

  • Ying Chistinping (Chinese)
  • Chislee (Korean)
  • Christnah (Indian)
  • Cairistìona (Scottish Gaelic)
  • Chris (English)
  • Chrissie (English)
  • کریستینا (Arabic)
  • Chrissy (English)
  • Christa (Danish, English, German)
  • Christabel (English)
  • Christabella (English)
  • Christabelle (French, English)
  • Christel (German)
  • Christelle (French)
  • Christena
  • Christi (English)
  • Christiana (Latin, Spanish)
  • Christiane (French, German)
  • Christianne (French, German)
  • Christie (English)
  • Christin (German, Scandinavian)
  • Christina (German, English, Greek, Swedish)
  • Christine (English, French, German, Scandinavian)
  • Christobel (English)
  • Christy (English)
  • Chrys (English)
  • Chrystina (English)
  • Crestienne (French)
  • Cris (Spanish)
  • Crista (Spanish)
  • Cristeena (Manx)
  • Cristen (English)
  • Cristiana (Italian, Spanish)
  • Cristin (Irish)
  • Cristina (Catalan, Italian, English, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Galician)
  • Cristiona, Crístíona (Irish)
  • Cristi (Spanish)
  • Cristy (Spanish, English)
  • Crystin (Welsh)
  • Hristina (Bulgarian, Greek)
  • Karisaṭīnā (ਕਰਿਸਟੀਨਾ) (Punjabi)
  • Kèlǐsīdìnà (克里斯蒂娜) (Chinese)
  • Kerstin (German, Swedish)
  • Keuriseutina (크리스티나) (Korean)
  • Khristina (Russian)
  • Khris̄tinā (คริสตินา) (Thai)
  • Khristya (Russian)
  • Khrysta (Russian)
  • Khrustina (Bulgarian)
  • Kia (Swedish)
  • Kiersten (Danish, English)
  • Kilikina (Hawaiian)
  • Kiṟisṭiṉā (கிறிஸ்டினா) (Tamil)
  • Kirsi (Finnish)
  • Kirsteen (Scots)
  • Kirsten (Scandinavian)
  • Kirsti (Finnish)
  • Kirstie (Scots)
  • Kirstin (Estonian, Scots)
  • Kirsty (Scots)
  • Kistiñe (Basque)
  • Kjersti (Norwegian)
  • Kjerstin (Norwegian, Swedish)
  • Kolina (Swedish)
  • Кристина (Kristina) (Macedonian, Serbian)
  • Kris (Danish, English)
  • Krisztina (Hungarian)
  • Krista (Czech, English, Estonian, German, Latvian)
  • Kristen (English)
  • Kristi (English, Estonian)
  • Kristia (English)
  • Kristiana (Latvian)
  • Kristiane (German)
  • Kristie (English)
  • Kristiina (Estonian, Finnish)
  • Kristin (English, Estonian, German, Norwegian, Scandinavian, Czech)
  • Kristína (Czech, Slovakian, Albanian)
  • Kristina (Croatian, Czech, English, German, Indonesia, Lithuanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish)
  • Krisṭīnā (ક્રિસ્ટીના) (Gujarati)
  • Krisṭinā (ಕ್ರಿಸ್ಟಿನಾ) (Kannada)
  • Krisṭīnā (क्रिस्टीना) (Marathi, Nepali, Hindi)
  • Krisṭinā (క్రిస్టినా) (Telugu)
  • ქრისტინე (Kristine) (Georgian)
  • Kristine (Danish, English, German, Latvian, Norwegian)
  • Kristinë (Albanian)
  • Kristinka (Czech)
  • Kristjana (Icelandic)
  • Kristy (English)
  • Kristýna (Czech)
  • Kriszta (Hungarian)
  • Kriszti (Hungarian)
  • Krisztina (Hungarian)
  • Krysia (Polish language|Polish)
  • Krysta (Polish)
  • Krysten (English)
  • Krystiana (Polish)
  • Krystina (English)
  • Krystka (Polish)
  • Krystyn (Polish)
  • Krystyna (Polish)
  • Krystynka (Polish)
  • Kurisu, Kurisutīna (クリスティーナ) (Japanese)
  • Kyrsten (English)
  • Nina
  • Qrystynʼa (קריסטינאַ) (Yiddish)
  • Risten (Northern Sami)
  • Stiina (Estonian, Finnish)
  • Stina (German, Scandinavian)
  • Stine (Danish, Norwegian)
  • Stinne (Danish)
  • Teeny (Scottish)
  • Tiina (Estonian, Finnish)
  • Tina (Dutch, English, Greek, Italian, Russian, Slovene)
  • Tine (Danish, Norwegian)
  • Tineke (Dutch)
  • Týna (Czech)
  • Христина (Khrystyna) (Ukrainian)
  • Χριστίνα (Hristina or Christina) (Greek)
  • کریستینا (Persian)
  • کرسٹینا (Urdu)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick; Hardcastle, Kate; Hodges, Flavia (2006), A Dictionary of First Names, Oxford Paperback Reference (2nd ed.), Oxford University Press, p. 55, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1.