Cristian

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cristian

"Cristian" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Follower of Christ: the Annointed". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Christian.

Notable Persons Named Cristian

Cristian Tello is a soccer player for the ACF Fiorentina, FC Barcelona, RCD Espanyol B, FC Barcelona B, FC Porto, Spain national under-19 football team, Spain national under-20 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. Cristian was born on August 11th, 1991 in Sabadell, Spain. Cristian is also known as Tello Herrera and Cristian.

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Cristian Ansaldi is a soccer player for the Genoa C.F.C., Newell's Old Boys, FC Rubin Kazan, FC Zenit Saint Petersburg, Atlético Madrid, and Argentina national football team. Cristian was born on September 20th, 1986 in Rosario, Argentina.

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Cristian Gamboa is a soccer player for the West Bromwich Albion F.C., Municipal Liberia, Fredrikstad FK, F.C. Copenhagen, Rosenborg BK, and Costa Rica national football team. Cristian was born on October 24th, 1989 in Liberia, Costa Rica.

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Cristian Chivu is a soccer player for the CSM Şcolar Reşiţa, FC Universitatea Craiova, AFC Ajax, A.S. Roma, Inter Milan, Romania national under-19 football team, Romania national under-21 football team, and Romania national football team. Cristian was born on October 26th, 1980 in Reșița.

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Cristian Cuevas is a soccer player for the Sint-Truidense V.V., Chelsea F.C., O'Higgins F.C., Vitesse Arnhem, FC Eindhoven, Club Universidad de Chile, and Chile national under-20 football team. Cristian was born on April 2nd, 1995 in Rancagua, Chile.

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Cristian Castro is a latin pop, bolero, album-oriented rock, and heavy metal music musician. His ongoing career started in 1992. Cristian was given the name Cristian Sáez Castro on December 8th, 1974.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cristian

Cristian is a soccer player for the CFR Cluj, Crevillente Deportivo, Hércules CF, Alicante CF, Real Madrid Castilla, Valencia CF Mestalla, CD Atlético Baleares, Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Shrewsbury Town F.C., Northampton Town F.C., and Burgos CF. Cristian was born on April 27th, 1989 in Crevillent, Spain. Cristian is also known as Cristian.

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Jaqueline was born on June 5th, 1998.

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Robert Cristian is an athlete for the FC Hunedoara.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 6 0 6
1961 5 0 5
1964 7 0 7
1967 8 0 8
1968 18 0 18
1969 30 0 30
1970 18 0 18
1971 22 0 22
1972 62 8 54
1973 55 8 47
1974 54 0 54
1975 54 0 54
1976 68 11 57
1977 82 7 75
1978 62 0 62
1979 66 0 66
1980 121 13 108
1981 129 10 119
1982 176 13 163
1983 167 22 145
1984 186 19 167
1985 206 25 181
1986 268 33 235
1987 211 19 192
1988 284 41 243
1989 448 57 391
1990 608 58 550
1991 753 83 670
1992 1,105 58 1,047
1993 1,859 73 1,786
1994 2,615 73 2,542
1995 2,914 67 2,847
1996 2,902 56 2,846
1997 2,373 42 2,331
1998 2,594 29 2,565
1999 2,371 31 2,340
2000 2,467 45 2,422
2001 2,658 28 2,630
2002 2,708 23 2,685
2003 2,824 21 2,803
2004 2,871 16 2,855
2005 2,769 26 2,743
2006 3,045 22 3,023
2007 2,927 10 2,917
2008 2,708 7 2,701
2009 2,413 14 2,399
2010 2,081 12 2,069
2011 2,013 9 2,004
2012 1,678 7 1,671
2013 1,538 6 1,532
2014 1,341 0 1,341
2015 1,353 6 1,347
2016 1,216 6 1,210

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Popularity of Cristian as a first name

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Popularity of Cristian as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cristian U.S.
  White 36.58% 64.26%
  African American 4.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 58.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cristian

People with the last name Cristian are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Cristian

  • How Popular is the name Cristian? Cristian is the 871st most popular name of all time. As a last name Cristian was the 66,371st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cristian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 61,517 babies born with the first name Cristian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cristian to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cristian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cristian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cristian is Monday, November 11th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Cristian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cristian was in 2006 with a total of 3,023 babies. That's a lot of babies named Cristian!
  • Random Cristian Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cristian ranks 96th in popularity as a baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, 700 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Cristian: Your name in reverse order is Naitsirc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Critaisn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cristian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 298 people with the last name Cristian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cristian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cristian as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m 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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