Christa

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of Christina and Christiana. Rare until the second half of the 20th century, reinforced by the German Christa.

Proper noun[edit]

Christa

  1. A female given name.

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Danish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Christa

  1. A female given name borrowed from German Christa.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Christiane and Christina. Popularized through 19th century German literature.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Christa f

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in Germany in the 1930s and the 1940s.