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The name Christian is of English origin, and means Christian.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Christian has been given to baby girls 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 girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Christian
Use of the Name Christian for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
16,802 16,802 14,329 4,833 1,751 598 300
The table below indicates the number of times the name Christian has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Christian
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880  25343
1881  20853
1882  23849
1883  21850
1884  23154
1885  21855
1886  29933
1887  23347
1888  24451
1889  22751
1890  23849
1891  27734
1892  27942
1893  27939
1894  27840
1895  24553
1896  31236
1897  28839
1898  35130
1899  25842
1900  37735
1901  27838
1902  33833
1903  31236
1904  37030
1905  42226
1906  37832
1907  38933
1908  45429
1909  47429
1910  43240
1911  45741
1912  40491
1913  45191
1914  436122
1915  443151
1916  457153
1917  468149
1918  475155
1919  531126
1920  511142
1921  545132
1922  490160
1923  584116
1924  567125
1925  612105
1926  581114
1927  590110
1928  579114
1929  63394
1930  63194
1931  63487
1932  65386
1933  67776
1934  62592
1935  72371
1936  61091
1937  63785
1938  59099
1939  60094
1940  594100
1941  542119
1942  598110
1943  543133
1944  526133
1945  501142
1946  477180
1947  490188
1948  470201
1949  453216
1950  412268
1951  416268
1952  381324
1953  376334
1954  381350
1955  386349
1956  380392
1957  428328
1958  378423
1959  323582
1960  303656
1961  317607
1962  305648
1963  299672
1964  297705
1965  278723
1966989107237884
19679911061871,313
19689891111541,772
19698571471402,185
19707551951272,618
19717232101222,633
1972720199962,951
1973669222982,681
19746052581042,483
19757381971032,455
19768111711122,253
19778911591172,285
19788521731162,199
19797442181212,255
19805293571192,301
19814914171212,224
19824744391142,559
19835223651122,408
19844544561042,717
19854155371012,907
1986405547893,199
1987393584903,315
1988393611863,912
1989335757784,606
1990320859606,746
1991296936489,426
19922809873511,927
19933058763511,873
19943457683511,967
19953557372813,787
19963747192415,802
19974216212515,039
19984835282614,480
19995294772514,746
20005754512216,011
20016283972415,396
20027733052414,513
20038222982513,799
20048213002413,637
Totals:  16,802 273,832

During the last 125 years, parents have used Christian as a girl's name about 5% of the time and more frequently (about 94% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Christian appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 39 times during the last 125 years.

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


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