Of Greek origin.
Italian and Portuguese form of the name Christian.
Derives from the Greek “Χριστός”, Christ.
In the form of Christian, it became a given name in the Middle Ages from the Latin name Christianus, meaning a Christian and at that time it was used as a masculine and feminine name.
Feminine forms are: Christiana, Christine, Cristina, Christianne, Kristina, Kristine.
Other forms of the name are: Cristianno, Krister, Christian, Chris, Cristian, Kristian, Christián.
Famous bearers are Cristiano Ronaldo, Cristiano Andrey de Araujo Vieira, Cristiano Da Matta, Cristiano de Santo Neves, Cristiano Godano.