Name: Christina

Origin and Meaning of the Name Christina

  • Meaning:
    Follower of Christ
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (kris TEE nah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Christina

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  • Used in:
    English and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Saint Christina the Astonishing was born in 1150. She had a near-death experience in which she claimed to have seen heaven, hell and purgatory.

    Christina of Sweden was queen regnant of Sweden during the 17th century. She abdicated after converting to Catholicism, and is one of only three women to be buried in St Peter's Basilica, in Rome - where the Popes are buried.

    Other famous bearers include poet Christina Rossetti, singer Christina Aguilera and actresses Christina Ricci and Christina Applegate.

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