National Christina Day is celebrated on May 9 every year. On this day, anyone named Christina is celebrated. The name ‘Christina’ is a female name with a Greek origin meaning ‘Christian,’ which is the male version of the name. Different variants of the name ‘Christina’ exist, including Christiana, Cristina, Christine, Christiana, and a lot more. The shortened form of the name is Chris, Tina, and Christie. In the United States, Christina is ranked as the 131st most popular given name. The name also has quite a few popular people who you have most likely heard of.
History of National Christina Day
The trend of naming babies ‘Christina’ is declining. The name is predominantly female and is mostly used as a first name. As the name has its roots in Christianity, it can be found in almost all parts of the world. The name is in the top 200 of the most popular names in the United States as it ranks 131st. Christina has become a royal name in Sweden and Spain, and it is more in use today than the French ‘Christine.’
According to 100 years’ worth of data from the Social Security Administration (S.S.A.), the name is used as a female name 100% of the time and for every 100,000 Americans, there are about 152.39 people named Christina. The race people named ‘Christina’ is mostly caucasian as they take 71% of the total population of Christinas in America. This is followed by Hispanic at 13.8%, African American at 10.1%, Asian or Pacific Islander at 3.2%, Mixed races at 1.4%, and American Indian or Alaskan Native at 0.6%. A Hispanic person, however, is more likely to bear the variant of the name, which is ‘Cristina’ which only bears a difference in its spelling, losing the ‘H’.
In the United States, California is the state with the most people named Christina with about 62,207 people bearing the name while you are most likely to meet a person named Christina in New Jersey as there are 256.46 in every 100,000 New Jerseyans.
National Christina Day timeline
Christina of Sweden becomes Queen Regnant of Sweden after the death of her father, Gustavus Adolphus.
Popular pop singer Christina Aguilera is born.
Actress, singer, and songwriter Christina Milian is born.
Christina Aguilera wins her first Grammy award as ‘Best New Artist.”
National Christina Day FAQs
When was the name ‘Christina’ most popular?
In the 1970s and 1980s, the name Christina was really popular and ranked in the top 20 of the most commonly used girl names.
Is Christina in the bible?
Yes, Christina of Bolsena is an early virgin Christian martyr in the bible.
How many kids does Christina Aguilera have?
She has two kids.
National Christina Day Activities
Become friends with a Christina
Celebrate the day by becoming friends with a Christina. There’s no harm in gaining more friends.
Wish a Christina well
Wish them well to celebrate the day. When you celebrate others, you’ll be celebrated as well.
Spread awareness of the day and the name. This helps others, including some people named Christina out there to know about the day.
5 Interesting Facts About Christina Aguilera
She tried acting before singing
Before she started singing, she tried acting and has now starred in a couple of movies.
Her debut album was very successful
Christina Aguilera’s debut album in 2000 ranked number one in the United States.
Hollywood walk of fame star
The Hollywood walk of fame star is meant for legends of Hollywood and she is a recipient.
She has sold over 75 million records
She is not just big in America, she has sold over 75 million records worldwide.
She has won five Grammy awards
Her craft is well recognized as she has won the coveted Grammy awards five times.
Why We Love National Christina Day
It helps people know more variations
The name ‘Christina’ has a lot of variations. On National Christina day, more variations of the name are discovered.
It drives adoption of the name
As the usage of the name is on the decline, celebrating the day helps people remember the name again. With more people knowing about the day, more usage of the name will be seen.
It’s an opportunity to celebrate
Any day that is used to celebrate someone or people should be utilized. National Christina Day provides us a day to celebrate not just our friends named Christina, but those we don't know as well.
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