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Gender Masculine
Scripts Кристиан(Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. KRIS-ti-an(Swedish, Norwegian)
KREHS-dyan(Danish)
KREES-tee-ahn(Finnish)
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Meaning & History

Scandinavian and Finnish form of CHRISTIAN, as well as a Bulgarian variant form.
VariantsChristian(Swedish) Christian, Karsten, Christen, Kristen(Norwegian) Carsten, Christian, Karsten, Kresten, Christen, Kristen(Danish) Kristiyan(Bulgarian)
DiminutivesChrister, Krister(Swedish) Christer, Kris(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesKristijan, Krsto(Croatian) Kristián(Czech) Christiaan, Chris(Dutch) Christian, Chris, Kris(English) Kristjan(Estonian) Christian(French) Christian(German) Krisztián(Hungarian) Kristján(Icelandic) Cristiano(Italian) Christianus(Late Roman) Krišjānis, Kristiāns, Krišs(Latvian) Kristijonas(Lithuanian) Carsten, Karsten(Low German) Hristijan, Kristijan(Macedonian) Krystian, Krystyn(Polish) Cristiano(Portuguese) Cristian, Cristi(Romanian) Kristijan, Krsto(Serbian) Kristián(Slovak) Kristijan, Kristjan(Slovene) Kito(Sorbian) Cristián, Cristian(Spanish)
Surname DescendantsKristiansen(Danish) Kristiansen(Norwegian)
Same SpellingKristián

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