Greek from Latin
"follower of Christ"

Christian Origin and Meaning

The name Christian is a girl's name meaning "follower of Christ".

Long used as a masculine name, when you think about it there is no reason this word name can't be used on a daughter as well as a son. Only about 1 percent of the baby Christians born today are girls, but the name is not unknown for baby girls.

Famous People Named Christian

  • Christian Marie SerratosAmerican actress
  • Christian PitreAmerican actress
  • Christian RamsayCountess of Dalhousie, Scottish botanist and natural historian
  • Christian Brynhild Ochiltree Jollie SmithAustralian socialist lawyer and activist

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