Christina

First Name
477k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
887
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Christina

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

Wiktionary

Name of an early martyr, shortened from Latin Christiana " a Christian (woman)".

  1. A female given name.

Christina was also found in the following language(s): Danish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Christina

Christina Grimmie is a musician. She plays Piano, Guitar, Drum kit, and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 2009. Christina was given the name Christina Victoria Grimmie on March 12th, 1994.

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Christina Aguilera is a singer, songwriter, actress, tv personality, and philanthropist. She holds the title You Lost Me". Her ongoing career started in 1991. Christina was given the name Christina María Aguilera on December 18th, 1980 in Staten Island, New York, U.S.

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Christina Ricci is an actress. She was most active from 1990 to present. Christina was born on February 12th, 1980 in Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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Christina Hendricks is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Christina was given the name Christina Rene Hendricks on May 3rd, 1975 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Christina Applegate is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1972 to present. Christina was born as the child of Nancy Priddy on November 25th, 1971 in Hollywood, California, U.S.

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Christina was born on May 11th, 1992 in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Christina

Maria Theresia Walburga Amalia Christina was royalty. She was most active from 1745 to 1745. Maria was born as the child of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel on May 13th, 1717 in Hofburg Palace. She breathed her last breath on November 29th, 1780.

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Christina was royalty. She was most active from 1632 to 1654. Christina was born as the child of Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden and Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg in Stockholm. She left this life on April 19th, 1689.

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Princess Christina is royalty. Princess was born as the child of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg, and Gotha on August 3rd, 1943 in Haga Palace.

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Greta Christina is a writer. Greta was born on December 31st, 1961.

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Maria Christina was royalty. Maria was born as the child of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Maria Theresa on May 13th, 1742 in Vienna. She breathed her last breath on June 24th, 1798.

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She holds the title Princess Agnes Christina of Liechtenstein. Archduchess was born as the child of Archduke Hubert Salvator of Austria and Princess Rosemary of Salm-Salm on December 14th, 1928 in Persenbeug Castle. She breathed her last breath on April 17th, 2007.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 65 65 0
1881 82 82 0
1882 64 64 0
1883 69 69 0
1884 83 83 0
1885 107 107 0
1886 98 98 0
1887 92 92 0
1888 114 114 0
1889 142 142 0
1890 139 139 0
1891 124 124 0
1892 127 127 0
1893 139 139 0
1894 121 121 0
1895 126 126 0
1896 118 118 0
1897 120 120 0
1898 131 131 0
1899 112 112 0
1900 132 132 0
1901 110 110 0
1902 111 111 0
1903 90 90 0
1904 123 123 0
1905 118 118 0
1906 120 120 0
1907 128 128 0
1908 118 118 0
1909 120 120 0
1910 130 130 0
1911 148 148 0
1912 202 202 0
1913 216 216 0
1914 291 291 0
1915 339 339 0
1916 346 346 0
1917 361 361 0
1918 346 346 0
1919 386 386 0
1920 384 384 0
1921 383 383 0
1922 372 372 0
1923 357 357 0
1924 385 385 0
1925 375 375 0
1926 349 349 0
1927 342 342 0
1928 371 371 0
1929 339 333 6
1930 317 317 0
1931 292 292 0
1932 251 251 0
1933 271 271 0
1934 284 284 0
1935 275 275 0
1936 252 252 0
1937 250 250 0
1938 291 291 0
1939 262 262 0
1940 344 344 0
1941 373 373 0
1942 433 433 0
1943 582 582 0
1944 759 759 0
1945 776 776 0
1946 964 964 0
1947 1,285 1,285 0
1948 1,498 1,493 5
1949 1,830 1,830 0
1950 1,726 1,726 0
1951 1,957 1,957 0
1952 2,169 2,169 0
1953 1,772 1,772 0
1954 1,388 1,388 0
1955 1,819 1,814 5
1956 2,111 2,111 0
1957 2,261 2,252 9
1958 2,316 2,310 6
1959 2,353 2,348 5
1960 2,715 2,710 5
1961 3,476 3,469 7
1962 3,638 3,628 10
1963 4,035 4,023 12
1964 4,711 4,702 9 #88 girl name
1965 4,987 4,978 9 #74 girl name
1966 5,362 5,343 19 #67 girl name
1967 6,622 6,600 22 #53 girl name
1968 8,040 8,009 31 #44 girl name
1969 9,362 9,324 38 #37 girl name
1970 9,626 9,587 39 #35 girl name
1971 9,947 9,914 33 #30 girl name
1972 10,205 10,169 36 #26 girl name
1973 10,937 10,889 48 #16 girl name
1974 10,900 10,850 50 #15 girl name
1975 13,024 12,976 48 #12 girl name
1976 14,087 14,034 53 #14 girl name
1977 14,549 14,496 53 #16 girl name
1978 16,455 16,370 85 #15 girl name
1979 16,519 16,458 61 #14 girl name
1980 16,209 16,140 69 #15 girl name
1981 14,462 14,395 67 #17 girl name
1982 14,578 14,511 67 #19 girl name
1983 15,429 15,361 68 #16 girl name
1984 14,787 14,700 87 #20 girl name
1985 16,683 16,597 86 #12 girl name
1986 14,468 14,377 91 #19 girl name
1987 13,900 13,815 85 #20 girl name
1988 13,047 12,953 94 #22 girl name
1989 13,265 13,136 129 #23 girl name
1990 11,984 11,925 59 #25 girl name
1991 10,616 10,561 55 #31 girl name
1992 9,491 9,441 50 #33 girl name
1993 8,346 8,286 60 #35 girl name
1994 7,712 7,670 42 #39 girl name
1995 6,972 6,952 20 #45 girl name
1996 5,827 5,800 27 #57 girl name
1997 5,193 5,180 13 #62 girl name
1998 4,551 4,532 19 #69 girl name
1999 4,308 4,295 13 #75 girl name
2000 4,337 4,328 9 #73 girl name
2001 3,750 3,740 10 #80 girl name
2002 3,400 3,384 16 #97 girl name
2003 3,119 3,111 8
2004 2,742 2,732 10
2005 2,460 2,451 9
2006 2,233 2,226 7
2007 2,025 2,018 7
2008 1,674 1,674 0
2009 1,465 1,465 0
2010 1,285 1,285 0
2011 1,179 1,179 0
2012 1,128 1,122 6
2013 1,061 1,061 0
2014 1,020 1,020 0
2015 975 975 0
2016 841 841 0

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Popularity of Christina as a first name

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Popularity of Christina as a last name

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Common last names for Christina

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Christina U.S.
  White 83.88% 64.26%
  African American 3.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.27% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Christina

People with the last name Christina are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Christina

  • How Popular is the name Christina? Christina is the 135th most popular name of all time. As a last name Christina was the 27,260th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Christina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 476,945 babies born with the first name Christina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Christina to occupy the territory of Guadeloupe (France) with an estimated population of 465,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Christina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 65 new born babies.
  • When was Christina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Christina is Wednesday, August 16th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Christina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Christina was in 1985 with a total of 16,597 babies. That's a lot of babies named Christina!
  • Random Christina Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Christina ranks 95th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 55 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Christina: Your name in reverse order is Anitsirhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Itcsnraih. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Christina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 887 people with the last name Christina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Christina? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Christina as their last name since less than 1 person in 333k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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