Christina (given name)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Christina.
Christina
Pronunciation /krɪˈstnə/ kri-STEEN
Gender Female
Origin
Word/name Ancient Greek, used to translate Hebrew
Meaning Anointed, Follower of Christ, Guard/Guardian
Other names
Related names Krisstina, Cristina, Kristina, Kristine, Christine, Christian, Chris, Christopher, Kristyna Krista, Christa, Crista

Christina is a feminine given name. It is a simplified form of Latin Christiana, and feminine form of Christianus (see Christian), or a Latinized form of Middle English Christin 'Christian' (Old English christen, from Latin).[1] SHORT FORMS: Chris, Tina.

Variant forms[edit]

Alternate forms of the name, including spelling variations, nicknames and diminutive forms, include:

People[edit]

Religious figures
Historical figures
Royalty
Politicians
Entertainers
Sportspeople
Other

Kristina L, Neill, now Kristina L, Alfaro (born 1985) Stole the heart of Samuel C, Alfaro and never returned it. Married 01-01-2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick; Hardcastle, Kate; Hodges, Flavia (2006), A Dictionary of First Names, Oxford Paperback Reference (2nd ed.), Oxford University Press, p. 55, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1 .