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Gender: Female Origin of Cristina: Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian variation of Christina Meaning of Christina: Greek, "a Christian"

The name Cristina is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian, Portuguese origin. Cristina and is often added to lists like Spanish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #5".

From the experts:

Cristina is one case where the streamlined version feels more exotic.

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Famous People Named Cristina

Cristina Elisabet Fernandez de Kirchner, 52nd President of Argentina
Cristina Adriana Chiara Scabbia, Italian singer of metal band Lacuna Coil
Cristina Maria Saralegui, Cuban-American journalist and TV presenter
Cristina Trivulzio di Belgiojoso, Italian princess and revolutionary
Cristina Scarlat, Moldovan pop singer
(Mari­a) Cristina Di­az Salazar, Mexican politician
Cristina Teuscher, American Olympic swimmer
Cristina Fray, English actress
Cristina D'Avena, Italian singer/actress
Cristina Deutekom, Dutch operatic soprano
Cristina Perez, American TV judge
Cristina Torrens Valero, Spanish tennis player
Cristina Weigmann, woman with cancer featured in documentary "Cristina"

Pop Culture References for the name Cristina

Cristina Yang, character on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
Cristina, main character in film "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"
"Cristina," 1946 Argentine movie and main character
Cristina Rosales, character from "The Dark Artifices" by Cassandra Clare
Cristina Quadri/Sofia Lombardi, main character from the Argentinian film "Captive"


bordercollie Says:


Very pretty, makes me think of Cristina Yang

Cristina Says:


It's the best way to spell the name... unless you want anything with you name spelled on it! haha