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Gender Feminine
Scripts Χριστινα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. kris-TEE-nə(English)
kris-TEE-na(German)
kris-TEE-nah(Swedish, Dutch)
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Meaning & History

From Christiana, the Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN. This was the name of an early, possibly legendary, saint who was tormented by her pagan father. It was also borne by a 17th-century Swedish queen and patron the arts who gave up her crown in order to become a Roman Catholic.
Masculine FormsChristian(English) Christian(German) Christian, Kristian(Swedish) Christian, Karsten, Kristian(Norwegian) Carsten, Christian, Karsten, Kresten, Kristian(Danish) Christiaan(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesKistiñe(Basque) Hristina, Kristina(Bulgarian) Kristina, Tina(Croatian) Kristina, Kristýna(Czech) Kristiina(Estonian) Kristina(Faroese) Kristiina, Iina, Kirsi, Kirsti, Krista, Stiina, Tiina(Finnish) Christiane, Christine, Christel, Christelle(French) Kilikina(Hawaiian) Krisztina(Hungarian) Kristín, Kristjana(Icelandic) Cristiana, Cristina, Tina(Italian) Christiana(Late Roman) Kristiāna, Kristīna, Kristīne(Latvian) Ina, Stien(Limburgish) Kristina(Lithuanian) Hristina, Tina(Macedonian) Krystyna, Krysia, Krystiana(Polish) Cristiana, Cristina(Portuguese) Cristina(Romanian) Kristina(Russian) Cairistìona, Kirstin, Kirsteen, Kirstie, Kirsty(Scottish) Hristina, Kristina(Serbian) Kristína(Slovak) Kristina, Ina, Inja, Tina, Tinkara(Slovene) Cristina(Spanish) Khrystyna(Ukrainian) Crystin(Welsh)

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Portrait of Christina of Sweden by Sébastien BourdonPortrait of Christina of Sweden by Sébastien Bourdon

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