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Christian - A very unique female name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Christian, meaning follower of Christ, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1963 on position #1558. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Christian and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Christian? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Christian. The baby girl name Christian was given to 102 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1462 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 13,855 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Christian peaked in popularity 27 years ago in 1992 on position 282.



Famous with this name

Christian Bale
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Christian Slater


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Christian is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Christian is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #587 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,765.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Christian is where you live.


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Christian origin and meaning

Christian is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means follower of Christ. To see famous people named Christian, pop culture references for the name Christian and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Christian

We've found the following names that sound similar to Christian, sorted by popularity.

Christine / Christina / Crystal / Christy / Cristina / Christie / Christa / Christi / Cristal / Chrystal /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121462
20111339
20101333
20091222
20081204
20071139
2006991
20051038
2004785
2003810
2002756
2001618
2000574
1999525
1998478
1997420
1996371
1995353
1994344
1993307
1992282
1991295
1990319
1989343
1988392
1987395
1986404
1985410
1984444
1983517
1982469
1981496
1980538
1979714
1978866
1977903
1976804
1975760
1974603
1973679
1972787
1971705
1970730
1969872
19681078
19671024
19661009
19631558

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland587
Mississippi617
Georgia683
Alabama732
Missouri746
Kentucky759
Louisiana798
North Carolina903
Tennessee947
Indiana1041
Texas1295
Illinois1484
Florida1765

Even more about Christian


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Christian a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Christian?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1992
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Christian
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 13,855
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1963
2012 births +102

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