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.

Related Names

VariantsChristian(Swedish) Christian, Christen, Karsten, Kristen(Norwegian) Christian, Kresten, Carsten, Christen, Karsten, Kristen(Danish) Hristiyan, Kristiyan(Bulgarian)
DiminutivesChrister, Krister(Swedish) Chris, Christer, Kris(Danish) Risto(Finnish) Hristo(Bulgarian)
Other Languages & CulturesKristijan, Krsto(Croatian) Kristián(Czech) Christiaan, Chris(Dutch) Christian, Chris, Kris(English) Kristjan, Kristo, Risto(Estonian) Kris(Flemish) Christian(French) Christian, Chris(German) Krisztián(Hungarian) Kristján(Icelandic) Cristiano(Italian) Christianus(Late Roman) Krišjānis, Kristiāns, Krišs(Latvian) Kristijonas(Lithuanian) Carsten, Karsten(Low German) Hristijan, Kristijan, Hristo(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

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Finland: November 13
Sweden: November 13

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Entry updated June 13, 2019