- A personification of the baby Jesus who, in German speaking parts of Europe, takes the place of Santa Claus
- (Christianity) Baby Jesus
- A fictional angel-like creature, typically thought of as an apparition of Baby Jesus, which traditionally takes the place of Santa Claus as a bringer of Christmas presents in the German-language area, particularly but not exclusively in Catholic regions.
Declension of Christkind (uncountable)
- Christkindel, Christkindelein, Christkindl, Christkindli, Christkindlin (additional diminutives, regional or archaic)