Christian: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Christian

Derived from Medieval Latin, meaning “follower of Christ,” Christian is popular with both religious and secular parents. While it has undeniably pious overtones, naming your son Christian does not guarantee he will actually be angelic. But then again, he might be the sweetest boy ever. Surely his name will influence him at least a little bit, right?

Nicknames:

Chris.

Famous people named Christian:

Actors Christian Slater, Christian Bale, and Christian Kane.

Fun facts:

Christian seems to be a great name for a potential fashion designer, judging by the successes of Christians such as Dior, Louboutin, Audigier, Lacroix, and Siriano.

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