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Christine

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Follower of Christ
  • #99 All Time
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476k Christina (English)
419k Christian (English)
10k Christiana (English)
4k Cristine (Spanish)

How popular is the baby name Christine in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 89 89 0
1881 67 67 0
1882 75 75 0
1883 103 103 0
1884 129 129 0
1885 132 132 0
1886 151 151 0
1887 161 161 0
1888 170 170 0
1889 189 189 0
1890 220 220 0
1891 161 161 0
1892 222 222 0
1893 244 244 0
1894 267 267 0
1895 295 295 0
1896 274 274 0
1897 281 281 0
1898 302 302 0
1899 299 299 0
1900 383 383 0
1901 275 275 0
1902 323 323 0
1903 363 363 0
1904 325 325 0
1905 344 344 0
1906 408 408 0
1907 452 452 0
1908 504 504 0
1909 529 524 5
1910 665 665 0
1911 686 686 0
1912 944 944 0
1913 1,050 1,045 5
1914 1,381 1,374 7
1915 1,625 1,625 0
1916 1,796 1,787 9
1917 1,851 1,843 8
1918 2,021 2,014 7
1919 2,121 2,111 10
1920 2,192 2,180 12
1921 2,306 2,301 5
1922 2,272 2,267 5
1923 2,263 2,257 6
1924 2,336 2,327 9
1925 2,262 2,252 10
1926 2,230 2,214 16
1927 2,360 2,347 13
1928 2,194 2,177 17
1929 2,028 2,016 12
1930 2,006 1,989 17
1931 1,895 1,884 11
1932 1,871 1,860 11
1933 1,809 1,792 17
1934 1,929 1,919 10
1935 1,753 1,743 10
1936 1,733 1,723 10
1937 1,751 1,742 9
1938 1,852 1,842 10
1939 1,998 1,988 10
1940 2,173 2,163 10
1941 2,491 2,471 20
1942 2,910 2,899 11 #96 girl name
1943 3,327 3,315 12 #84 girl name
1944 3,600 3,583 17 #75 girl name
1945 4,088 4,076 12 #62 girl name
1946 6,216 6,202 14 #50 girl name
1947 8,402 8,374 28 #45 girl name
1948 9,704 9,679 25 #35 girl name
1949 11,824 11,799 25 #30 girl name
1950 12,707 12,677 30 #28 girl name
1951 15,043 15,018 25 #24 girl name
1952 17,569 17,540 29 #20 girl name
1953 11,820 11,795 25 #32 girl name
1954 8,809 8,787 22 #43 girl name
1955 9,052 9,034 18 #40 girl name
1956 9,409 9,379 30 #42 girl name
1957 9,599 9,576 23 #41 girl name
1958 10,088 10,056 32 #43 girl name
1959 9,494 9,469 25 #43 girl name
1960 9,901 9,880 21 #40 girl name
1961 10,614 10,587 27 #39 girl name
1962 11,226 11,195 31 #39 girl name
1963 13,430 13,390 40 #29 girl name
1964 14,310 14,270 40 #28 girl name
1965 15,234 15,196 38 #21 girl name
1966 15,597 15,548 49 #20 girl name
1967 16,039 15,992 47 #14 girl name
1968 16,558 16,519 39 #14 girl name
1969 16,809 16,756 53 #14 girl name
1970 16,104 16,061 43 #14 girl name
1971 13,735 13,678 57 #18 girl name
1972 12,036 11,991 45 #16 girl name
1973 10,591 10,550 41 #17 girl name
1974 9,943 9,898 45 #19 girl name
1975 9,154 9,104 50 #22 girl name
1976 8,140 8,108 32 #26 girl name
1977 7,919 7,887 32 #30 girl name
1978 8,311 8,275 36 #29 girl name
1979 7,728 7,689 39 #35 girl name
1980 7,119 7,084 35 #41 girl name
1981 6,881 6,856 25 #42 girl name
1982 6,586 6,554 32 #46 girl name
1983 6,529 6,496 33 #47 girl name
1984 7,330 7,295 35 #43 girl name
1985 7,484 7,440 44 #44 girl name
1986 6,957 6,916 41 #47 girl name
1987 6,658 6,617 41 #48 girl name
1988 6,650 6,608 42 #51 girl name
1989 6,191 6,133 58 #59 girl name
1990 5,702 5,676 26 #62 girl name
1991 4,822 4,808 14 #73 girl name
1992 4,159 4,147 12 #82 girl name
1993 3,486 3,479 7 #90 girl name
1994 3,175 3,161 14
1995 2,828 2,814 14
1996 2,379 2,371 8
1997 1,945 1,940 5
1998 1,715 1,715 0
1999 1,505 1,498 7
2000 1,448 1,440 8
2001 1,245 1,245 0
2002 1,034 1,026 8
2003 941 941 0
2004 844 844 0
2005 792 792 0
2006 733 728 5
2007 623 616 7
2008 568 568 0
2009 488 488 0
2010 430 430 0
2011 378 378 0
2012 433 433 0
2013 396 396 0
2014 409 409 0
2015 352 352 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Christine baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 585,836 babies born with the name Christine in the United States. That's more than enough Christines to occupy the country of Western Sahara with an estimated population of 567,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 89 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Christine" was in 1952 with a total of 17,540 babies. (That's a lot of baby Christines)

According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Christine" ranks #51 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 149 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1966. Across the entire United States a total of 15,597 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Christine" mean? The list below shows the origins of Christine as well as things modernly associated with the name Christine such as celebrities named Christine.

Origin and Meaning of Christine

The name "Christine" is of English origin, and it means "Follower of Christ". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Christine Taylor

Christine Taylor is an actress and comedian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Christine was born in 1971 as Christine Joan Taylor in Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Christine Baranski

Christine Baranski is an actress, singer, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1974 to present. Christine was born in 1952 as Christine Jane Baranski in Buffalo, New York, U.S.

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Christina Milian

Christina Milian is an actress, singer, and songwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Christina was born in 1981 as Christine Flores in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States.

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Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde is a singer, songwriter, and musician specializing in rock, new wave, and punk rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1975 to present. Chrissie was born in 1951 as Christine Ellen Hynde in Akron, Ohio, United States.

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Christine Bleakley

Christine Bleakley is a television and radio presenter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Christine was born in 1981 as Christine Louise Bleakley in Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Christine Lakin

Christine Lakin is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Christine was born in 1979 as Christine Helen Lakin in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Christine

Christine Chubbuck
Christine Feehan
Christine Lagarde
Christine Ouzounian
Christine Collins
Christine Jorgensen
Christine Sinclair

Alternative Meanings

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Your name in reverse order is "Enitsirhc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eshcniirt". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Christine born Sep 12, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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