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Christian Name Meaning

English, German, and French: from the personal name Christian, a vernacular form of Latin Christianus ‘follower of Christ’ (see Christ). This personal name was introduced into England following the Norman conquest, especially by Breton settlers. It was also used in the same form as a female name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Christman, Christiana, Christen, Cristiano, Christoff, Christin

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Christian Family Origin

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Christian Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Christian family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Christian occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Christian's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christian.

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Christian Historical Records

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Christian Life Expectancy

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Famous Christian Family

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