US Popularity:121
Origin:Latin
Meaning:Follower of Christ
Christian is a classic gender-neutral name of Latin, Greek, and English origins, meaning “follower of Christ.” Christian was primarily given to girls in the Middle Ages, but boys began bearing the title in the 18th Century, thanks to John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress. While Christian may seem like an obvious nod to parents’ religious faith, this sweet-sounding name also has secular appeal. Heavenly Christian is in good company with A-list celebs, like Christian Bale and Christan Slater, and the name also shares ties with fashion moguls Dior and Louboutin.

Famous People Named Christian

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Christian Bale
    Actor
  • Christian Louboutin
    Fashion Designer
  • Christian Slater
    Actor

Christian Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Christian is currently #356 on The Bump
Boy:Christian is currently #261 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Christian is currently #206 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Christian is currently #121 in U.S. births
Boy:Christian is currently #120 in U.S. births
Girl:Christian is currently #6199 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#6199
in 2022
- 190
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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