Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KRIS-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Christine or Christina. This name briefly jumped in popularity after the 1977 premiere of the American sitcom Three's Company, featuring a character by this name.

Related Names

Masculine FormChristian
Other Languages & CulturesKistiñe(Basque) Hristina, Kristina(Bulgarian) Cristina(Catalan) Kristina, Tina(Croatian) Kristýna, Kristina(Czech) Christina, Christine, Kristina, Kristine, Christa, Christel, Ina, Kirsten, Kirstine, Stina, Stine, Tine(Danish) Christina, Christine, Chris, Christel, Ina, Kristel, Stien, Tina, Tineke(Dutch) Kristiina, Kristina, Kersti, Krista, Kristel, Kristi, Kristin, Tiina(Estonian) Kristina(Faroese) Kristiina, Iina, Kirsi, Kirsti, Krista, Stiina, Tiina(Finnish) Christiane, Christine, Christel, Christèle, Christelle, Christianne, Chrystelle(French) Kristine(Georgian) Christiane, Christin, Christina, Christine, Kristiane, Kristina, Chris, Christa, Christel, Ina, Kerstin, Kiki, Krista, Kristin, Kristine(German) Christina(Greek) Kilikina(Hawaiian) Krisztina(Hungarian) Kristín, Kristjana(Icelandic) Cristiana, Cristina, Tina(Italian) Christiana(Late Roman) Kristiāna, Kristīna, Kristīne, Ina, Krista(Latvian) Ina(Limburgish) Kristina(Lithuanian) Hristina, Tina(Macedonian) Christina, Christine, Kristina, Kristine, Christel, Christin, Ina, Kine, Kirsten, Kjersti, Kjerstin, Kristin, Stina, Stine, Tine(Norwegian) Krystyna, Krysia, Krystiana(Polish) Cristiana, Cristina(Portuguese) Cristiana, Cristina(Romanian) Kristina(Russian) Kirsteen, Kirstin, Kirstie, Kirsty(Scottish) Cairistìona, Ciorstaidh(Scottish Gaelic) Hristina, Kristina(Serbian) Kristína(Slovak) Kristina, Ina, Inja, Tina, Tinkara(Slovene) Cristina(Spanish) Christina, Christine, Kristina, Kristine, Christel, Christin, Ina, Kersti, Kerstin, Kia, Kjerstin, Kristin, Stina(Swedish) Khrystyna(Ukrainian) Cristyn(Welsh)

Popularity

People think this name is

modern   youthful   informal   common   simple   comedic   unintellectual  

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Entry updated January 21, 2022