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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.