Name Christine - Meaning and origin

Origin of first name:

French, Latin

Meaning of the name:

From the Latin christianus, "partisan of Christ".
Among the names showing Christianity, Christine is probably the most widespread; in Scandinavia as well as in southern European countries. Sainte Christine, known as Christine l'Admirable, was a twelfth-century Belgian nun whose mission was to reconcile fishermen with God, which she did by multiplying miracles.
The Christine are celebrated on July 24th.
Its derivatives: Christiane, Christelle, Christina, Kirsten.

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