GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KREES-TEEN (French), kris-TEEN (English), kris-TEE-nə (German, Dutch)  [details]

Meaning & History

French form of CHRISTINA, as well as a variant in other languages.
VARIANTS: Christiane (French), Christiana, Christina, Kristine, Kristeen, Krystine (English), Christiane, Christina, Kristiane, Kristina, Kristine (German), Christina, Kristina, Kristine (Swedish), Christina, Kristina, Kristine (Norwegian), Christina, Kirstine, Kristina, Kristine (Danish), Christina (Dutch)
MASCULINE FORMS: Christian (French), 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), Christina (Greek), 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 July 2, 2017