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Correct spelling: christian


Definition of christian:

  1. Connected with or according to Christ or Christianity. Christian name, name given at christening, distinct from the surname.
  2. One who professes faith in Christ or his teaching; one who has faith in Christ or his teaching; vaguely, one born in a Christian country or of Christian parents.

Common misspellings for christian:

  • christain (39%)
  • christan (13%)
  • chrisitan (7%)
  • cristian (4%)
  • chirstian (4%)
  • christion (3%)
  • chritian (3%)
  • chrisitian (3%)
  • chistian (3%)
  • christin (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Christian \ch-ris-tian, chr(i)-stian\

follower of Christ
Christian as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Christian), is pronounced KRIS-chen. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christian is "follower of Christ". From Latin Christianus, a girl's name in the Middle Ages that became used as a male name, possibly due to the success of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684), whose hero is called Christian. The name of Christ is from Greek Khristos which is translated from the Hebrew term for "Messiah", meaning "anointed". The Cr- spellings are Spanish forms. In Denmark the name has been borne by ten kings since the 15th century. A famous bearer was the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875). Actor Christian Slater; French fashion designers Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix; Dr. Christiaan Barnard.
Krystiano, Chrestien, Chretien, Chris, Christan, Christer, Christiano, Christie, Christo, Christos, Christy, Cristian, Cristen, Cristiano, Cristino, Criston, Cristos, Cristy, Kit, Kris, Krister, Kristian, Kristo, Krystian.

Christian \ch-ris-tian, chr(i)-stian\

follower of Christ
Christian as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Christian), is pronounced KRIS-t'-ynn. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christian is "follower of Christ". From Latin Christianus. Christ is from Greek Khristos, a translation of the Hebrew term "Messiah", meaning "anointed". Christian and Christiana were used for women in medieval times, but by the 18th century, Christina was the more common form. Spanish and Italian forms begin with Cr-.
Related names:
Christia, Christiann.
Kristienne, Chris, Christiaan, Christiana, Christiane, Christianna, Christianne, Christina, Chrystian, Cristian, Cristiana, Cristianna, Cristianne, Karsten, Khristian, Kristian, Kristien.

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Examples of usage for christian:

  1. What is his Christian name? "To-morrow?" , Victoria Cross.
  2. Christian name, I mean; not his father's." "Somehow Good" , William de Morgan.
  3. Go to bed, and don't keep decent Christian people awake at this hour of the night. "Somehow Good" , William de Morgan.

Quotes for christian:

  1. I thought of such Christian inventions as the ghetto and the Jewish badge of shame. The Nazis didn't have to go very far to pick up their know -how. - Lionel Blue
  2. The interest in the supernatural in a very generic sense and in the spiritual is not in itself a factor that helps the communication of the Christian faith. - Karl Lehmann
  3. I'm a Christian by choice. - Barack Obama
  4. It is the sincere desire of the writer that our citizens should early understand that the genuine source of correct republican principles is the bible, particularly the New Testament or the Christian religion. - Noah Webster
  5. St Paul, in his second letter to Corinth, spells this out further in the important eighth and ninth chapters, where he urges some of the Christian communities to be generous to others so that they may also have the chance to be generous in return. - Rowan D. Williams
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