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Christina

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Etymology

Name of an early martyr, shortened from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Christiana " a Christian (woman)".

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Proper noun

Singular
Christina

Plural
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Christina

  1. A female given name.

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Quotations

  • 1811 Mary Mitford: Christina, the Maid of the South Seas. A.J.Valpy, London 1811. page 26:
    For never yet that maiden's woes
    To check our social pleasure rose,
    Her joy she shares, her grief's her own,
    CHRISTINA CHRISTIAN weeps alone.
  • 1900 Elisabeth Luther Cary: The Rossettis:Dante Gabriel and Christina. Putnam's Sons 1900. page 230:
    Her name "Christina" was derived from one of the Bonaparte family, Lady Dudley Stuart
  • 2006 Richard Paul Evans: Finding Noel: A Novel. Simon&Schuster 2006. ISBN 0743287037 page 168:
    She was born on Christmas Day. I wanted to name her Holly. But with the last name of Wood, your mama wouldn't go for that. So we named her Christina.

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Danish

Proper noun

Christina

  1. A female given name, a Latinate and Swedish type variant of Christine.

German

Proper noun

Christina [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Christina]]

  1. A female given name, Latinate variant of Christine.

Norwegian

Proper noun

Christina

  1. A female given name, Latinate variant of Kristine.

Swedish

Proper noun

Christina

  1. A female given name, a popular alternative spelling of Kristina. Name of a 17th century queen of Sweden.

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