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The name Christian is of Greek origin, and means Christian believer.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Christian has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Christian
Use of the Name Christian for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
273,832 266,349 229,297 147,210 73,356 27,436 13,637
The table below indicates the number of times the name Christian has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Christian
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188025343  
188120853  
188223849  
188321850  
188423154  
188521855  
188629933  
188723347  
188824451  
188922751  
189023849  
189127734  
189227942  
189327939  
189427840  
189524553  
189631236  
189728839  
189835130  
189925842  
190037735  
190127838  
190233833  
190331236  
190437030  
190542226  
190637832  
190738933  
190845429  
190947429  
191043240  
191145741  
191240491  
191345191  
1914436122  
1915443151  
1916457153  
1917468149  
1918475155  
1919531126  
1920511142  
1921545132  
1922490160  
1923584116  
1924567125  
1925612105  
1926581114  
1927590110  
1928579114  
192963394  
193063194  
193163487  
193265386  
193367776  
193462592  
193572371  
193661091  
193763785  
193859099  
193960094  
1940594100  
1941542119  
1942598110  
1943543133  
1944526133  
1945501142  
1946477180  
1947490188  
1948470201  
1949453216  
1950412268  
1951416268  
1952381324  
1953376334  
1954381350  
1955386349  
1956380392  
1957428328  
1958378423  
1959323582  
1960303656  
1961317607  
1962305648  
1963299672  
1964297705  
1965278723  
1966237884989107
19671871,313991106
19681541,772989111
19691402,185857147
19701272,618755195
19711222,633723210
1972962,951720199
1973982,681669222
19741042,483605258
19751032,455738197
19761122,253811171
19771172,285891159
19781162,199852173
19791212,255744218
19801192,301529357
19811212,224491417
19821142,559474439
19831122,408522365
19841042,717454456
19851012,907415537
1986893,199405547
1987903,315393584
1988863,912393611
1989784,606335757
1990606,746320859
1991489,426296936
19923511,927280987
19933511,873305876
19943511,967345768
19952813,787355737
19962415,802374719
19972515,039421621
19982614,480483528
19992514,746529477
20002216,011575451
20012415,396628397
20022414,513773305
20032513,799822298
20042413,637821300
Totals:  273,832 16,802

During the last 125 years, parents have used Christian as a boy's name about 94% of the time and less frequently (about 5% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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