Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Christiana f. Latin christiana 'Christian (woman).

Often confused with Christina.

England
Latin
1189 Christiana (nom) GASurv p. 101, Cristiana (nom) ibid. p. 218; 1222 christiene (gen) StPaulDom p. 46; 1256 Cristianæ (gen) EARNb p. 6; 1279–80 Christiana (nom) WaHR-SK p. 62; 1300 Cristiana (nom) ProcSuf-vol3 p. 243; 1340xc1450 Christiana (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 9, Cristian (nom) ibid. p. 91, Cristiana (nom) ibid. p. 6; 1377 Christiana (nom) FenPT-2 p. 4; 1381 Christiana (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 68; 1423 Cristianæ (gen) WillsInv L; 1530 Cristiane (dat) LIWill-III p. 32; 1553 Christiana (nom) StMartF p. 57; 1564 Christian (nom) Chst-1 p. 11
Middle English
1415 Cristian EEW p. 23; 1434 Cristian ibid. p. 98
Early Modern English
1529 Christiane CovGuild-2 p. 88; 1530 Cristian LIWill-III p. 72, Crystian ibid. p. 70, Crystyan ibid. p. 5; 1540 Christian StAnthonlin p. 1; 1544 Christian StNick-Sf p. 1; 1545 Christian StAnthonlin p. 5; 1546 Christian ibid. p. 5; 1549 Christian ibid. p. 7; 1551 Christian BEmar-vol1 p. 4; 1552 Christian ibid. p. 4, Cristian BarnstapleBap p. 7; 1554/5 Cristian BEmar-vol1 p. 5; 1559 Christian BEmar-vol2 p. 53, Christyan DEmar-vol1 p. 80; 1560 Crystyan BarnstapleBap p. 11; 1561 Christian BEmar-vol2 p. 29; 1562 Christian ibid. p. 95; 1564 Christian StMaryA p. 4; 1565 Christian BEmar-vol2 p. 128; 1567 Christian RegBisham p. 2; 1569 Christian StAnthonlin p. 20; 1570 Christian BEmar-vol1 p. 9; 1572 Crystyan HAmar-vol9 p. 91; 1574 Christian DEmar-vol1 p. 83; 1575 Christiana BUmar-vol2 p. 62; 1577 Christian DEmar-vol1 p. 83; 1578 Christiana BUmar-vol2 p. 62; 1580 Christian BEmar-vol1 p. 10, HAmar-vol9 p. 15; 1581 Christian COmar-vol2 p. 122, DEmar-vol2 p. 6; 1583 Christian ibid. p. 8, Chrystyan COmar-vol5 p. 7; 1584 Christian ibid. p. 7, DEmar-vol2 p. 10; 1585 Christian BEmar-vol2 p. 31, Christien BEmar-vol1 p. 12, Christyan COmar-vol5 p. 7; 1586 Christian DEmar-vol2 p. 13; 1587 Christian ibid. p. 13, HAmar-vol9 p. 15; 1588 Christian DEmar-vol2 p. 15; 1589 Christian BEmar-vol1 p. 13, BEmar-vol2 p. 54, COmar-vol2 p. 123, DEmar-vol2 p. 18; 1590 Christian ibid. p. 22, Christyan COmar-vol5 p. 9; 1591 Christian DEmar-vol2 p. 22; 1592/3 Christian BEmar-vol1 p. 14; 1592 Christian BUmar-vol1 p. 17, DEmar-vol1 p. 86, DEmar-vol2 p. 24; 1593 Christian BEmar-vol2 p. 131, DEmar-vol2 p. 27, SaxhamSf p. 4, StAnthonlin p. 36; 1594 Christian ibid. p. 37; 1597 Christian CAmar-vol1 p. 6, DEmar-vol2 p. 36; 1598 Christian COmar-vol2 p. 102, DEmar-vol2 p. 38, Christyan DEmar-vol1 p. 87; 1599 Christian DEmar-vol2 p. 40
France
Latin
1138x1162 Christiana (abl) clairvaux-12thc 66; 1179 Christiana (abl) ibid. 177, Christiane (gen) ibid. 181
Old French
1313 Crestienne Paris1313 p. 74
Middle French
1423 Chrestienne favier 186
Scotland
Latin
1376 Cristiane (dat) morton-vol1 16; 1426 Cristiane (dat) RMSRS-2 42
Scots
1477 Christian PGB; 1491 Christian ibid.; 1556 Cristane ibid.
Wales
Early Modern English
1592 Christian RegLlantrithyd p. 34
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Christiana". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Christiana.