Cristina

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51k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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483
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cristina

"Cristina" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Christ Bearer". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Cristina

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is a President of Argentina, First Lady of Argentina, National Senator of Argentina, National Deputy of Argentina, First Ladies, Gentlemen of Argentina, Argentine Senate, and Argentine Chamber of Deputies. Cristina was born on February 19th, 1953 in La Plata.

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Cristina Yang is a director of cardiothoracic surgery at klausman institute for medical research, cardiothoracic surgical fellow at grey sloan memorial hospital, board member at grey sloan memorial hospital, and cardiothoracic surgery.

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Cristina Gutierrez was a criminal defense attorney and criminal defense lawyer. Cristina was given the name Maria Cristina Gutierrez on February 28th, 1951. She breathed her last breath on January 31st, 2004.

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Cristina Vee is a voice actress, television host, voice director, and singer. She has been prominent since 2005. Cristina was given the name Cristina Valenzuela in 11.

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Cristina Scabbia is a gothic metal, alternative metal, and heavy metal music musician. She plays Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Cristina was given the name Cristina Adriana Chiara Scabbia on June 6th, 1972.

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Cristina Ferrare is an actress, model, author, and talk-show host. She was most active from 1968 to 1968. Cristina was given the name Cynthia Cristina Ferrare on February 18th, 1950 in Cleveland.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cristina

She was most prominent from 1843 to 1843. Teresa was born as the child of Francis I of the Two Sicilies and María Isabella of Spain on March 14th, 1822 in Naples. Teresa is also known as Teresa Cristina Maria. She passed away on December 28th, 1889.

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She holds the title Infanta of Spain; Contessa Marone. Infanta was born as the child of Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg on December 12th, 1911 in Royal Palace of Madrid. She died on December 23rd, 1996.

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Ana Cristina is a pop music, dance music, latin music (genre), and soul music actress, singer-songwriter, miss south florida usa 2011 model, dancer, actor, and dance. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Ana was given the name Ana Cristina Alvarez on June 2nd, 1985 in Miami.

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Cristina is a no wave musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to 1984. Cristina was given the name Cristina Monet-Palaci on January 2nd, 1959.

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She holds the title Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Princess was born as the child of Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, and Princess Anne of Orléans on September 12th, 1933 in Miramare, near Trieste, Italy.

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She holds the title Princess Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Princess was born as the child of Francis II of the Two Sicilies and Maria Sophie of Bavaria on December 24th, 1869 in Rome. She passed away on March 28th, 1870.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1906 8 8 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 6 6 0
1909 5 5 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 15 15 0
1914 12 12 0
1915 22 22 0
1916 13 13 0
1917 13 13 0
1918 21 21 0
1919 28 28 0
1920 20 20 0
1921 24 24 0
1922 19 19 0
1923 35 35 0
1924 21 21 0
1925 30 30 0
1926 29 29 0
1927 36 36 0
1928 38 38 0
1929 40 40 0
1930 37 37 0
1931 32 32 0
1932 18 18 0
1933 28 28 0
1934 27 27 0
1935 25 25 0
1936 20 20 0
1937 20 20 0
1938 17 17 0
1939 23 23 0
1940 22 22 0
1941 25 25 0
1942 27 27 0
1943 43 43 0
1944 45 45 0
1945 32 32 0
1946 44 44 0
1947 67 67 0
1948 80 80 0
1949 85 85 0
1950 93 93 0
1951 92 92 0
1952 82 82 0
1953 86 86 0
1954 75 75 0
1955 103 103 0
1956 109 109 0
1957 99 99 0
1958 135 135 0
1959 124 124 0
1960 146 146 0
1961 186 186 0
1962 188 188 0
1963 228 228 0
1964 310 310 0
1965 326 326 0
1966 348 348 0
1967 399 399 0
1968 516 516 0
1969 578 578 0
1970 569 569 0
1971 707 707 0
1972 655 655 0
1973 682 682 0
1974 774 774 0
1975 885 880 5
1976 981 975 6
1977 1,012 1,006 6
1978 1,094 1,087 7
1979 1,127 1,121 6
1980 1,258 1,247 11
1981 1,358 1,346 12
1982 1,437 1,421 16
1983 1,530 1,518 12
1984 1,454 1,443 11
1985 1,657 1,648 9
1986 1,730 1,708 22
1987 1,502 1,479 23
1988 1,492 1,483 9
1989 1,747 1,733 14
1990 1,780 1,762 18
1991 1,713 1,700 13
1992 1,676 1,662 14
1993 1,561 1,549 12
1994 1,300 1,285 15
1995 1,241 1,234 7
1996 1,158 1,150 8
1997 953 946 7
1998 951 951 0
1999 876 876 0
2000 920 913 7
2001 907 907 0
2002 868 868 0
2003 835 835 0
2004 697 697 0
2005 627 627 0
2006 615 615 0
2007 582 582 0
2008 505 505 0
2009 404 404 0
2010 350 350 0
2011 309 309 0
2012 264 264 0
2013 264 264 0
2014 256 256 0
2015 233 233 0
2016 239 239 0

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Popularity of Cristina as a first name

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Popularity of Cristina as a last name

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Common last names for Cristina

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cristina U.S.
  White 77.64% 64.26%
  African American 1.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 17.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cristina

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

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Fun Facts about the name Cristina

  • How Popular is the name Cristina? Cristina is the 977th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cristina was the 44,500th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cristina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 51,135 babies born with the first name Cristina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cristina to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cristina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Cristina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cristina is Saturday, July 24th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Cristina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cristina was in 1990 with a total of 1,762 babies. That's a lot of babies named Cristina!
  • Random Cristina Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cristina ranks 101st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 11 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Cristina: Your name in reverse order is Anitsirc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rctanisi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cristina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 483 people with the last name Cristina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cristina? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cristina as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k 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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