Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Follower Of Christ
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Christian Girl)

In 2017 the name Christian...

• was given to 6,968 baby boys
• was the 52nd most popular name for baby boys
• was 50% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Mississippi, Georgia, and Louisiana
• was least popular in Wyoming, Vermont, and Maine
• a unisex name which was given to boys 99% of the time
• was about as popular as Josiah and Hunter
Babies Named Christian Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Christian...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1996
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1951
• is 2398% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 27% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Collin, Alejandro, Oscar, Carlie, Gabriela, Karley
• has the most opposite popularity history to Lee, Neal, Neil, Jeannette, Jeanetta, Roseanne
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Christian Per State
View Geographic History for Christian

Geographically the name Christian...

• 7% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Ayden, King, Brandon, Amiyah, Nyla, Paris
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Calvin, Oliver, Archer, Isla, Evelyn, Josephine
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
View More Age Information on Christian

More information on Christian by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Christian are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Christian will be the only kid named Christian in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Christian compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Christian rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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