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Christine

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Christine, a cognate of English Christina.

Proper nounEdit

Christine

  1. A female given name.
    • 1913 Ethel May Dell: The Rocks of Valpré. BiblioBazaar, LLC 2007. ISBN 1426470819 page 36:
      "Chris?" he repeated after her very softly, his eyes upon her, tenderly indulgent. "Ah! let it be Christine. I may call you that?"
      "My actual name is Christina, but that's a detail. You can call me Christine if you like it best."

Usage notesEdit

  • Popular in the 20th century in the Anglo-Saxon world.

TranslationsEdit


DanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine form of Christian. Cognate with English Christina.

Proper nounEdit

Christine

  1. A female given name.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 28 677 females with the given name Christine (compared to 48 844 named Kristine) have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 19th century. Accessed on 19 May 2011.

FrenchEdit

Proper nounEdit

Christine f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Christina.

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GermanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Christine

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Christina.

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NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Christine

  1. A female given name, variant spelling of Kristine.

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Christine

  1. A female given name, variant of Kristina.