Meaning and Origin of Christian - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Christian

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Anointed; feminine of Christian

Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Anointed

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English, German, and French : from the personal name Christian, a vernacular form of Latin Christianus ‘follower of Christ’ (see Christ). This personal name was introduced into England following the Norman conquest, especially by Breton settlers. It was also used in the same form as a female name.

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