English from Greek
"anointed, messiah"

Christ Origin and Meaning

The name Christ is a boy's name meaning "anointed, messiah".

Meaning "anointed one" in Greek, this was a title applied to Jesus by early Greek-speaking followers. It has been used as the English form of both Christos and Chrestos, which means "good".

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Famous People Named Christ

  • Jesus Christcentral figure of Christianity