Given Name CHRISTINA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Χριστινα (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: kris-TEE-nə (English), kris-TEE-na (German), kris-TEE-nah (Swedish, Dutch)  [details]

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 FORMS: Christian (English), Christian (German), Christian, Kristian (Swedish), Christian, Karsten, Kristian (Norwegian), Carsten, Christian, Karsten, Kresten, Kristian (Danish), Christiaan (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kistiñe (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, Tina (Slovene), Cristina (Spanish), Khrystyna (Ukrainian), Crystin (Welsh)

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Entry updated May 31, 2018