[ 3 syll. (c)hris-tiaa(n), ch-ristia-an ] The baby boy name Christiaan is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is KRihSTIY-aaae-N †. Christiaan is used chiefly in the Dutch language and it is derived from Latin origins. Christiaan is a variant of the name Christian (English, French, German, and Scandinavian).
Christiaan is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Christiaan, Christian was the most commonly used.
Baby names that sound like Christiaan include Christiann, Christien, Christino, Cristian, Cristino, Cystenian, Kristiaan, Krystian, Christiana, Christiano, Crisóstomo, Cristiano, Carsten, Carstown, Chrestien, Christain, Christan, Christein, Christen, and Christian.
† English pronunciation for Christiaan: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Christiaan is Surgeon Christiaan Barnard, born Christiaan Neethling Barnard, 8 November 1922 - 2 September 2001, Beaufort West, South Africa.