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Gender: M Meaning of Christian: "follower of Christ" Origin of Christian: Greek Christian's Popularity in 2013: #35

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Christian had been firmly planted in the Top 25 since 1996, not far below the stalwart Christopher, and is still, at Number 35, quite popular. Once considered overly pious, Christian is now seen as making a bold statement of faith by some, while also having secular appeal for others, perhaps influenced by such celebrities as Christian Slater and Christian Bale, not to mention the fashion world's Dior, Lacroix, Louboutin and Audigier.

In the Middle Ages, Christian was a female name, but turned male with the introduction of the hero of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress.

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Famous People Named Christian

Christian "CC" Mora, drummer of American rock band Black Veil Brides
Christian Michael Leonard Slater, American actor
Christian Bale, Welsh actor
Christian Dior, French fashion designer
Christian Kane - American actor and musician
Christian Lacroix, French fashion designer
Christian Louboutin, French fashion designer
Christian Valdemar Henri John, Prince of Denmark
Christian Cousins, child actor; twin brother Joseph Cousins
Christian Camargo, American actor
Christian Gibson, son of actor Mel Gibson
Eric Christian Olsen, American actor
Christian Patrick Culkin, brother of American actor Macaulay Culkin
Christian, son of actress Sherilyn Fenn
Christian Bach, Mexican-Argentine actress

Pop Culture References for the Name Christian

Christian Grey, main character from the '50 Shades of Grey' novels
Christian Reed, character on the TV show 'Dance Academy'
Christian Shephard, charcter on TV show "Lost"
Christian, character from "Moulin Rouge".
Christian Troy, main character from TV show "Nip/Tuck"
Christian "Combo" Ortega, character from Breaking Bad
Christian Ozera, character from Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy series

Chris, Christer, Christie, Christino, Christo, Christy, Cristino, Cristy, Kit, Kris, Krister, Kristo, Krystian, Krystiano

Christian's International Variations

Christiansen (Danish) Christiaan, Cristiaan, Kerstan (Dutch) Chrétien, Cretien, Chréstien (French) Krischan, Karsten, Carsten (German) Christion, Christos, Christiano (Greek) Kristian (Scandinavian) Cristiano, Cristian (Spanish) Krist (Swedish)