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Christine (F)>

Christine (female)

Variants:Cairistine (F) Cairist├Čona (F) Cristina (F) Cristiona (F) Kersteen (F) Kirsteen (F) Kirsten (F) Kirstin (F) Kristina (F) Krystyna (F)
Diminutive(s):Chris (F) Christa (F) Christn (F)
Pet Name(s):Chirsty (F) Chrissie (F) Christie (F) Christy (F) Ciorsdan (F) Ciorstag (F) Kirstie (F) Kirsty (F) Kristy (F) Teenie (F) Tenny (F) Tina (F)
Derivative(s):Christelle (F)
Derivative of:Christian (F) Christiana (F) Christina (F)
Can be spelt:Christin (F) Kristeen (F) Kristene (F) Kristine (F)
Masculine form:Christian (M)
Source(s): FreeCEN 1841 Census of Aberdeenshire
The Oxford Names Companion, OUP
"Scottish Forenames" - Donald Whyte, FGH, FSG

English, Scottish and French. Derived from Christian/Christina [q.v.], Christine has been popular at various times in England, France and Scotland. It occurs only infrequently in the 1841 Census of Aberdeenshire.