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; 1379 Cristiana (nom) WRYPT1 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
Italy
Latin
1366 Christianam (acc) Livi 12
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 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Christiana.