PRONOUNCED: kree-STYAH-no (Italian), kreesh-TYA-noo (Portuguese) [key]
Meaning & History
Italian and Portuguese form of CHRISTIAN
. A famous bearer is Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (1985-).
OTHER LANGUAGES: Kristiyan (Bulgarian), Kristijan, Krsto (Croatian), Christian, Kristian, Christen, Christer, Kresten, Kris, Kristen (Danish), Christiaan, Chris (Dutch), Christian, Chris, Kris (English), Kristjan (Estonian), Kristian (Finnish), Christian (French), Carsten, Christian (German), Krisztián (Hungarian), Kristján (Icelandic), Christianus (Late Roman), Kristiāns (Latvian), Kristijonas (Lithuanian), Karsten (Low German), Hristijan, Kristijan (Macedonian), Christian, Kristian, Christen, Kristen (Norwegian), Krystian, Krystyn (Polish), Cristian, Cristi (Romanian), Kristijan (Serbian), Kristijan, Kristjan (Slovene), Cristián (Spanish), Christian, Kristian, Christer, Krister (Swedish)