C names, Female, Male, Nickname names, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes


Christie is often used as a nickname for Christopher or Christina or any variants of the names, making it a unisex name. The names comes from Ancient Greek Khristos meaning “anointed” or “the anointed one”, via from Ancient Greek khrī́ō (to anoint oneself, to rub) derived from a PIE root word *gʰer- (to rub); Christopher is a combination of Khristos and Ancient Greek pheros (to carry, to bear, to bring). Christie is also an English and Scottish surname originating as a pet-form of Christopher or Christian. 

Origin: Proto-Indo-European


Female forms:

  • Christy (English)
  • Kristie (English)
  • Kristy (English)
  • Kristi (English)
  • Christi (English)



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