Christine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Christine. Doublet of Christina.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɹɪsˈtiːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn
  • Hyphenation: Chris‧tine

Proper noun[edit]

Christine

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek.
    • 1913 Ethel May Dell: The Rocks of Valpré. BiblioBazaar, LLC 2007. →ISBN 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."
  2. A locale in the United States:
    1. A town in Texas; named for the first white baby girl born there.
    2. A city in North Dakota; probably named for Swedish opera singer Christina Nilsson.
    3. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
    4. A former settlement in California; named for an early Swiss settler.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in the 20th century in the English-speaking world.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Christine, from French Christine.

Proper noun[edit]

Christine

  1. A female given name from French

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:Christine.


Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of Christian.

Proper noun[edit]

Christine

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

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References[edit]

  • [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.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Christine f

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

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Christine f (genitive Christine)

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

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Christine

  1. A female given name, variant of Kristine.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Christine c (genitive Christines)

  1. A female given name, variant of Kristina.