Christine - Meaning of Christine
[ 2 syll. (c)hris-ti-ne, ch-rist-ine ] The baby girl name Christine is pronounced in English as KRihS-TIYN, in Dutch and German as KRihS-TIY-Nah, or in French as KRiyS-TIYN †. Christine is of Latin origin. It is used mainly in the Dutch, English, French, German, and Scandinavian languages. Christine is a variation of Christina (Dutch, English, German, Greek, and Scandinavian).
Forms of Christine include the variant spellings Chrisstine (English), Christeen (English), Christene (English), Christyne (English), Chrystine (English), Cristine (English), Khristine (English), Kristeen (English), Kristene (English), Kristine (Latvian and Scandinavian), Kristyne (English), Krystene (English), Krystine (English), and Krystyne (English).
Christine is an all-time favorite. Today it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but not as much as it was in the past. Its usage peaked in 1968 with 0.966% of baby girls being given the name Christine. It was #14 in rank then. The baby name has markedly fallen in popularity since then, and is currently of only modest use. In 2018, it ranked at #926 with a usage of 0.015%. Among the family of girl names directly linked to Christine, Christina was the most popular. The name was thrice as popular as Christine in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Christine include Christin, Chrystine, Cristine, Crystine, Khristine, Kristene, Krystine, Christeena, Christeina, Christina, Chrystina, Cristeena, Crystina, Kristeena, Kristiina, Kristine, Cairistìne, Carsten, Chrisstine, and Christain.
† Pronunciation for Christine: 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)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
A famous person named Christine is Chris Evert, Tennis Player, born Christine Marie Evert 21 December 1954, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.